Perception & Reality

Perception & Reality

In a tug-of-war of polling results, Gallup and OdinText came to two different conclusions.  According to Gallup’s latest data, union approval is now at 60% - up from the 48% low in 2009. On the flip side, on Labor Day OdinText ran a text analytics poll, asking 1500...
Labor Relations INK – August 2015

Labor Relations INK – August 2015

In this issue: Growing Support for Unions Another One Bites The Dust Desperate Ploy Clear As Mud SEIU Watch, Sticky Fingers, Scoreboard, Insight and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site. ********** Labor Relations Insight...
Another One Bites The Dust

Another One Bites The Dust

By now the news is widespread – A&P Supermarkets, also known as Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co, is filing bankruptcy for the second time in their 156 years of business. The majority of media outlets are spewing competition and debt as the sole cause of the...
Growing Support for Unions

Growing Support for Unions

According to a recent Gallup poll, support for labor unions is at its highest point in the last 7 years, and up 10 points from its all-time low in 2009 of 48% approval. It also seems folks would like unions to have a bit more influence, although barely over a third of...