Economic Slump Brought a 'Tough Year for Labor'

Aired: 9/5/2011 | 0:12:27 | Clip
How powerful are labor unions in the U.S.? Ray Suarez looks at the state of labor unions -- on a day honoring Americans who work -- with James Sherk, Senior Policy Analyst for Labor Economics at the Heritage Foundation, Thea Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff at the AFL-CIO, and Steven Greehouse of the New York Times.