March 11, 2011 The NFL Players Union has filed to decertify, decreasing the chance that weeks of talks with the league would be enough to avoid the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987.
March 1, 2011 A new poll showed Americans much more supportive than their GOP policymakers of unions.
February 25, 2011 In Rhode Island, the Providence school board has sent termination notices to every teacher in the financially troubled city, sparking outrage in the teachers' union. The city's mayor says the firings are meant to give "maximum flexibility" in addressing its deficit.
The scene outside the State Capitol in Madison last night. Protesters are back there today.
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February 17, 2011 Teachers and other members of government unions are protesting against the governor's effort to strip them of some bargaining rights.
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