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Do unions really 'work' anymore?
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Do Unions ‘Work’ Anymore? Obama Campaign-Walmart ‘strikes’ and Political Influence

Since the election of President Obama, and due to a number of national actions over the last few years, labor unions have been front page news almost daily.  The question being asked frequently today is, do they still really deliver the 'goods' for their workers?

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Wal-mart Black Friday protests fizzle
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Black Friday-Did Union Protests Affect Wal-mart Or Not? Evidence Says No.

If you watched the 'news', you might have thought it was pandemonium outside every Wal-mart across the U.S.

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Commercial Food and Workers union attempting to disrupt Black Friday at Wal-Mart
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Wal-Mart Fires Back At Strike Plans-Labor Union For Alleged Illegal Activities

Just ahead of the busiest retail weekend of the year, Wal-Mart has a filed legal complaint against a union.

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Hostess Going Out Of Business – CEO Blames Union for Collapse [POLL]

As one critic put it, sometimes workers bite the hand that feeds them, but rarely do they "eat it."

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Should Teachers Be Allowed to Strike? — Survey of the Day

Chicago is in the midst of teacher strike that is affecting roughly 350,000 students.

There is some debate over whether the strike is permitted under Illinois law since the unions' list of grievances extends beyond pay and benefits -- which are the only issues they have the legal right to strike over.

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Gov. Walker Votes In Wisconsin Recall Election
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‘Gov. Walker ‘Re-Election’ Spells Defeat For Public Sector Unions’ – Forbes

With Conservative Governor Scott Walker winning affirmation in Wisconsin, and voters defeating his recall,  Forbes says it's the beginning of the end for many public sector  unions.

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Labor Unions Using Intimidation To Eliminate Secret Ballot

According to a new study from the Competitive Enterprise Institute, labor unions are strong-arming companies in their efforts to eliminate the 'secret ballot' voting method.

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Progressive talk show host Ed Schultz
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MSNBC Commentator Took Union Money (VIDEO)

MSNBC Commentator and progressive talk show host Ed Schultz has been taken to task by Bill O'Reilly about taking a lot of union money.

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Union protestors-Occupy movement
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Labor Unions Get Most Of ObamaCare Waivers

Labor Unions were a BIG supporter of the controversial plan, now they don't want any part of it

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