Archive for the ‘Labor Unions’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 9-15, 2014)

Monday, June 16th, 2014


The fall of teachers unions: ‘People increasingly view teachers unions as a problem, or the problem.’” By Stephanie Simon. Politico. June 13, 2014.

NEA president blasts reformers, vows to keep fighting.” By Stephanie Simon. June 14, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 26-June 2, 2014)

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014


New York’s Metropolitan Opera Opens Its Budget Curtain; Questions Raised About How the Opera Spends its Money as It Seeks Labor-Cost Savings.” By Jennifer Maloney. Wall Street Journal. May 30, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 19-25, 2014)

Monday, May 26th, 2014


How The Metropolitan Opera Could Go Dark This Summer.” By Dave Jamieson. Huffington Post. May 22, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 12-18, 2014)

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014


Michigan Union Collapse: SEIU membership fell 80% in a year once it wasn’t coerced.” Wall Street Journal. May 14, 2014.

Part-time faculty at Northeastern will form union, aiding wider push.” By Matt Rocheleau. Boston Globe. May 15, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 5-11, 2014)

Monday, May 12th, 2014


“Met, Singers at Odds Over Public Talks; Singers’ Union Has Invited Members of the Media.” By Jennifer Maloney. Wall Street Journal. May 5, 2014.
Related story:
Opera Begins Labor Talks.” Wall Street Journal. May 5, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 28-May 4, 2014)

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014


Grad student protesters demand union.” By Matthew Lloyd-Thomas. Yale Daily News. May 1, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 21-27, 2014)

Monday, April 28th, 2014


College Football: At Northwestern, a Blitz to Defeat an Effort to Unionize.” New York Times. April 24, 2014.
Related story:
Northwestern Players To Vote On Historic Union Question.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. April 25, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 24-March 2, 2014)

Monday, March 3rd, 2014


Trade unions in America: Chattanooga shoo-shoo; The union movement misses a big opportunity to halt its decline.” Economist. February 28, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 27-February 2, 2014)

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014


Why Alt-Labor Groups Are Making Employers Mighty Nervous.” By Lane Windham. American Prospect. January 30, 2014.

Union membership held steady in 2013, but the trends aren’t good.” By Laura Clawson. Daily Kos. January 27, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (January 20-26, 2014)

Monday, January 27th, 2014


Labor Union Membership Rate Stays Steady in 2013; While Public-Sector Members Fell 1.6%, the Private-Sector Inched Up.” By Melanie Trottman. Wall Street Journal. January 25, 2014.
Related story:
Unions Decline in Public Sector.” New York Times. January 25, 2014.