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July 2, 1964 President Johnson signs Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, forbidding employers and unions from discriminating on the basis of race, color, gender, nationality, or religion.
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Wages Are Stagnant Even As The Unemployment Rate Keeps Falling
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Union Membership Numbers Don't Tell the Whole Story
Updated On: Jan 25, 2013

Jan. 25, 2013 | This week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its annual report tracking how many working Americans are represented by a labor or trade union. The report indicated overall density declining, with union membership in the public sector falling 1% to 35.9% and lowering by .5% to 6.6% in the private sector. In other words, now just 11.3% of workers in the country are covered by a union contract that enables them to have a collective voice over wages, job security, benefits and treatment on the job…At first glance, you might think these numbers indicate that workers no longer want or need unions. In reality... Continue reading at HuffPost/Business.


 
 
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