Unions have been seen as a powerful tool to effect change in working conditions. Unions are responsible for our 5-day work week and other employee rights. But, are unions only a force for good? What’s the connection between labor unions, Marxism, Catholicism, the New Age, and shapers of the new world order? When the Pope instructed the ILO to “continue to exercise ‘special care’ for the common good,” he was calling for renewed commitment to solidarity. The Papacy itself confirms that unions have an important role to play in the reconstruction of society based on Catholic principles. Do the events making headlines today give any indication of this? Will unions play a role in last-day events? A brief look at recent events shows that unions are playing an important role in last day events.