LABOR: Next a Valet With Each Job?

Next a Valet With Each Job?

Since America's labor unions no longer have enough clout to win hefty pay hikes for workers, their leaders have to be creative to attract recruits. The AFL-CIO has a new program to provide cheap legal services to its membership. Some 320 law firms nationwide have agreed to give union members 30 minutes of free advice and a 30% discount on subsequent legal work. The participating law firms see it as a way to drum up new clients.

The plan is part of a major AFL-CIO drive to boost membership in its 92 unions, which has dwindled from 14 million four years...

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