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White-collar Workers are Turning to Labor Unions
Posted On: May 21, 2013

May 21, 2013 | LABOR | The next wave of union protesters isn't blue collar. It's lawyers, paralegals, secretaries, helicopter pilots, judges, insurance agents and podiatrists. These white-collar workers are not exactly the picture of the labor movement, but they are becoming a more essential part of it as they turn to unions for help in a tough economy as bosses try to squeeze out more profits…They economy may be driving more employees to look at unions. Full story at the Los Angeles Times.


 
 
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