Figures released this week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that Michigan had 627000 union workers in 2010. Which is 11.7 percent fewer than the state had a year earlier.
In these difficult and changing economic times, the AFL CIO is actively trying to recruit new members.
[photogallerylink id=25362 align=left]Thousands of people attended the annual Labor Day parade down Woodward and Michigan Avenue Monday morning. Leaders called for more jobs.