Posts tagged Heidi Shierholz
Worker productivity saw its biggest drop since 1947 in the first quarter—but experts say the headline figures don’t tell the whole story
May 9, 2022 // American workers’ productivity dropped sharply in the first quarter of 2022, notching the largest three-month decline since 1947. Non-farm productivity, which measures worker output against hours worked, sank 7.5% from January through March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Thursday.
2021 was a year of labor action—but it didn’t translate into more unionized workers
January 20, 2022 // Despite high levels of union activity and public favorability, the number of workers in unions fell in 2021