labor union members

  • Former Ford Motor Plant Workers Retrain In Metalworking
    September 5, 2016  

    Union membership has been on the decline in the U.S. for decades, and is currently half of what it was in the 1980s. How are unions adapting in an era of stagnant wages and a growing “sharing economy”? Hari Sreenivasan talks with Harley Shaiken of the University of California, Berkeley and Mary Kay Henry, president of SEIU. Continue reading

  • September 3, 2012  

    As state governments attempt to restrict union rights in states like New Jersey, Ohio and Wisconsin, Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill talk to three major union presidents — Mary Kay Henry, Jim Hoffa and Lee Saunders — about the health of the organized labor movement, the rhetoric of the RNC and the importance of the 2012 election. Continue reading