David Madland and Nick Bunker argue that states' budget woes are due to the recession, not public employees' salaries.
Karla Walter and David Madland explain why public support for unions has recently dropped and why it should go back up once the economy recovers.
The Colts-Saints matchup should be an exciting championship game, but the labor negotiations to follow will be educational for all Americans, writes David Madland.
Video David Madland discusses the NFL player-owner dispute: what it means for football, how NFL contracts compare to workers' contracts, and what we can learn from the negotiations.
As the economy flounders, the rights of workers have never been more imperiled, writes Karla Walter in Poder magazine.
Supporters of the Employee Free Choice Act say the bill’s passage would go a long way toward reversing the decline in union membership. The bill’s opponents say the real reason for the decline of unions is that workers simply don’t want to join them. Read more here.
What should we expect from the Obama administration on labor unions? Previously, David Madland and Shikha Dalmia debated the impact unions have on ailing U.S. automakers and whether the trend of declining union membership will reverse. Karla Walter is writing in Madland’s place today. Read more here.
With U.S. manufacturing jobs on the decline, what will American labor unions look like in the future? What sectors of the U.S. economy should we expect to be heavily unionized? Read more here.
How much are deals struck with labor unions weighing down Detroit? Shikha Dalmia and David Madland debate.
New data shows that workers overwhelmingly want unions, but significant union growth will requires new legislation, write David Madland and Karla Walter.
Conservative attacks on unions and their workers are preventing an honest discussion on the auto bailout, write David Madland and Nayla Kazzi.
The Employee Free Choice Act is likely to go before Congress early next year. Harley Shaiken and David Madland outline the facts you need to know.
Congress should enact and the president should sign and enforce the Employee Free Choice Act. The Act would require employers to recognize a union after a majority of workers signs cards authorizing union representation.
The Office returns to TV tonight, one of the first shows back after the writers' strike. David Madland examines what this means for the economy.