Recruiting Union Members -- NPR's Don Gonyea reports that despite a strong economy, membership in unions has dropped over the past few years. The main reason is that job growth is happening in fields that traditionally aren't represented by unions -- mostly service industries and white-collar jobs. The AFL-CIO is meeting this week in Las Vegas... the group is concentrating on recruiting new members.
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Recruiting Union Members

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Recruiting Union Members

Recruiting Union Members

Recruiting Union Members

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— NPR's Don Gonyea reports that despite a strong economy, membership in unions has dropped over the past few years. The main reason is that job growth is happening in fields that traditionally aren't represented by unions — mostly service industries and white-collar jobs. The AFL-CIO is meeting this week in Las Vegas... the group is concentrating on recruiting new members.