Are labor unions still relevant in American society?

Answer On One Hand: They are Not Relevant Any More.Labors unions were relevant in the early 1900s. They protected workers from being taken advantage with wages and to provide safety standards for high-ris... Read More »

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Are labor unions still needed?

On One Hand: Gap Between Rich and PoorAccording to Cornell labor professor Clete Daniel, the U.S. has its largest gap between the rich and the poor ever, as of February 2009. Labor unions help clos... Read More »

History of American Labor Unions?

Labor unions have a long and rich history in the United States. Some of the milestone achievements of U.S. labor unions include the right to a safe and non-discriminatory work environment, wage and... Read More »

Who regulates labor unions?

The National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB, regulates labor unions. It was created by the Wagner Act, which Congress passed in 1935. Prior to that, abuses were common within labor unions and compa... Read More »

Are labor unions good or bad?

On One Hand: Labor Unions Protect WorkersLabor Unions allow collectives of workers to be able to demand higher wages and better conditions from employers because they are negotiating as a single bl... Read More »