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Unions, Norms, and the Rise in American Wage Inequality

Unions, Norms, and the Rise in American Wage Inequality Bruce Wester n 1 Harvard University Jake Rosenfeld University of Washington, Seattle March, 2011 1 Department of Sociology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138.

The Wrong Target: Public Sector Unions and State Budget Deficits

POLICY BRIEF October 2011 The Wrong Target: Public Sector Unions and State Budget Deficits Sylvia A. Allegretto, Ken Jacobs and Laurel Lucia* Introduction The economy fell off a cliff in 2008 as we experienced the most devastating downturn since the Great Depression.

Unions, Protests and the Collapseof the U.S. Economy, Part I

1 Unions, Protests and the Collapseof the U.S. Economy, Part I Michael Coffman, Ph.D. During the February/MarchWisconsin Public Union Debacle the union workers were portrayed by the mainstream press as underpaid, overworked public workers who were having their bargaining “civil rights ...

Credit Union Regulation and Supervision

Credit unions, for example, have higher transaction costs relative to a bank that serves big business and wealthy individuals because credit unions focus on the retail market, offering small savings and providing both secured and unsecured loans.

Unions in the Healthcare Industry: Strikes – Bad News for ...

1 . Unions in the Healthcare Industry: Strikes – Bad News for Patients. Spring 2010

U NION M EMBERS —2011

The number of wage and salary workers belonging to unions, at 14.8 million, also showed little movement over the year. In 1983, the first year for which comparable union data are available, the union membership rate was 20.1 percent and there were 17.7 million union workers.

Why Labor Unions Must [And Can] Survive

WHY LABOR UNIONS MUST [AND CAN] SURVIVE Charles B. Cravert Every year thousands of unrepresented American employees are discharged without good cause.

Illinois Department of Insurance Illinois Insurance Facts ...

Illinois Department of Insurance. Illinois Insurance Facts: Civil Unions and Insurance Benefits. May 2011. Note: This information was developed to provide consumers with general information and guidance about insurance coverage and laws.

Unions Offer Comprehensive Welder Training

39 WELDING JOURNAL The United Association, which consists of the pipefitters, plumbers, steamfitters, and sprinklerfitters, the Sheet Metal Workers, and the Ironworkers are three of the largest metalworking trade unions in the United States.

Regulation and Legislation of Cooperative Banks and Credit Unions

1 Regulation and Legislation of Cooperative Banks and Credit Unions Prepared for United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Cooperatives April 28-30, 2009 New York Andrew Poprawa, DICO Introduction Credit unions/cooperative banks collectively represent generally a small percentage of the financial ...