According to a recent poll by the Gallup Group, public approval for labor unions and organized labor activities is on the upswing. Historically, support of organized labor has been dropping from its peak of 75 percent approval reached back in 1957 to a low of 48 percent recorded just over a decade ago in 2009. The 2020 Gallup poll, conducted just before Labor Day last month, showed that 65% of the respondents – driven largely by younger Americans – approve of labor unions. Notwithstanding labor unions, consumer confidence recovered in September after being driven down over the past 6 months by the COVID-19 virus. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rose above 100 for the first time since February, when confidence peaked at 132.6. In September, consumer confidence was recorded at 101.8 (1985=100), an increase of 15.5 points from the August mark of 86.3 (1985=100).