Labor’s ‘rebirth’ not going as planned

By Richard Berman, NewsOK.com

Toward the end of 2014, a handful of wishful members of the labor press “discovered” a new trend — the rebirth of labor unions. Bolstered by a series of new regulations and edicts designed to push more Americans to become dues-paying members, Big Labor had supposedly caught its second wind.

The argument that most workers are better off without unions

By James Sherk, The Washington Post

Does the ability to buy Toyotas hurt middle-class Americans? That is essentially the argument made by those who say falling union membership has harmed the middle class. But it holds little water. The decline of unions has hurt unions — while benefiting most other Americans.

Right-To-Work Ordinance Passed In Kentucky County Where GM Builds Corvettes

By Dion Rabouin, International Business Times

The Kentucky county where General Motors builds Corvettes has become the first in the state to approve a right-to-work ordinance. Warren County, which is home to the city of Bowling Green, approved the controversial ordinance that allows workers to opt-out of union dues and membership and mandates union membership not be a requirement for employment, the Park City Daily News reported.