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CLEVELAND, Ohio – During this 47th Annual EMS Week, the Cleveland Associ

LORAIN, Ohio (WKBN) – Local leaders gathered in Lorain Monday in support of a

PEPPER PIKE, Ohio — More than 50 years after the Occupational Safety and Health Act began setting and enforcing workplace safety standards, labor organizations in Northeast Ohio and around the coun

Marcial Reyes could have just quit his job. Frustrated with chronic understaffing at the Kaiser Permanente hospital where he works in Southern California, he knows he has options in a region desperate for nurses.

Instead, he voted to go on strike.

And many of them are either hitting the picket lines or quitting their jobs as a result.

The changing dynamics of the US labor market, which has put employees rather than employers in the driver's seat in a way not seen for decades, is allowing unions to flex their muscle.

Recent polling from Data for Progress/Vox shows that 59% of likely voters support the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. With that said, far fewer understand what the legislation actually does. In this article, we will attempt to break it down.

Recent polling from Data for Progress/Vox shows that 59% of likely voters support the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. With that said, far fewer understand what the legislation actually does. In this article, we will attempt to break it down.

Twenty years ago today, on a Sunday afternoon in Brookwood, Alabama, 32 coal miners descended 2,000 feet below the ground into the Jim Walter Resources Blue Creek No. 5 Mine for a routine maintenance check.

Flying into Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport recently, I spotted the ramp workers on the tarmac, busily unloading bags and doing safety checks on the plane in 115 degree heat. Most passengers were anxious to deplane, ready to head to baggage claim, not giving a second thought to the work happening all around them to make their journey happen.

BY MEGAN BRENAN (via GALLUP)

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • 68% approve of labor unions, highest since 1965
  • 90% of Democrats, 47% of Republicans approve of unions
  • Labor union membership remains steady at 9% of U.S. adults

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