Bureau of Labor Statistics

Unions Still Dying

Membership at 100 year low

Newly released statistics from the Bureau of Labor show union membership continuing to fall. Union participation is now at a 100 year low.

The Private Sector is Not Doing Fine

BLS: 1.8M private sector employees laid off in August

President Barack Obama famously blamed the bad economy on a struggling public sector, but a new Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report shows that pink slips have slowed among government workers, while jumping across much of private industry.