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View Resource Center for Labor Research and Education (The Labor Center)

The Center for Labor Research and Education (The Labor Center) at University of California, Berkeley, offers information about our Center as well as a few back issues of their newsletter/journal - The Labor Center Reporter.
View Resource How Unions Can Use the Internet

The latest Internet guide from the Catherwood Library at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations examines the ways in which unions and union members can utilize the Internet. The guide gives an introduction to unions on the Web, explains the difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web, and offers online resources that would be of use to unions. A large section...
View Resource Collective Bargaining: Bureau of Labor Statistics

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) maintains and analyzes data on "virtually all agreements in both private industry and state and local government covering 1,000 workers or more" at the Collective Bargaining Agreements homepage. The site provides statistics on major work stoppages (1947-1998) in addition to the quarterly BLS publication Compensation and Working Conditions. Also available is...
View Resource Your Voice at Work

Released on May 25 by the International Labor Organization, this 88-page report, the first released under the ILO's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, examines significant trends and problems related to freedom of association and collective bargaining rights around the world. The report stresses the crucial role of both in ensuring decent working conditions and documents...
View Resource Negotiations Continue Between Writers and Studios

Three hours past the 12.01 am contract expiration date on Wednesday May 2, 2001, negotiations between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) continued. Along with a pay raise, the 11,500-member WGA demands greater compensation, including residuals for international and cable syndication and when their writing is sold via DVD, the...
View Resource Pew Research Center: Labor Unions Seen as Good for Workers, Not U.S. Competitiveness

The Pew Research Center for the People & The Press group released this 18-page report on February 17, 2011. The material for the report on the public's perception of unions was gathered during between February 2-7, and in the poll (which surveyed 1385 adults), it was discovered that there was little or no difference regarding opinions about private and public sector unions. Interestingly, the...