What do labor unions bring to the table today for the American worker?
A "good labor union" serves to represent the workers as a group during negotiations and presents a unified voice of those it represents. A good union a smart union deals from strength of numbers, and a good negotiator would not sit down at the negotiation table without a strike mandate from the rank and file in his back pocket.
Negotiations is a game of give and take, but a good union negotiator will get more than he will concede. I know this because I was a member of the union negotiations team for Canada Post for several years the second largest union in Canada.
Nothing in the way they operate now. They operate in a Mafioso way. Unions should not exist unless they redefine their function in the labor landscape today!
by Dan Harmon 8 years ago
I believe that labor unions were a virtual necessity in years past - they helped correct deplorable and disgusting conditions in the workplace. But are they necessary, or even desirable, in modern America?There is little doubt that there are still workplaces in this country that are in need...
by Ralph Deeds 7 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4Z1AO3yG_8http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AbeAcTi … re=relatedThe latest news--The State Police are trying to track down the Democrat legislators at least one of which is needed for a quorum so that a vote may be taken on the governor's bill. The Dems have...
by Wayne Brown 7 years ago
How have labor unions impacted the demographics of the USA?
by rhamson 7 years ago
With the export of jobs to overseas manufacturers there is little left for the American worker to do to make a decent wage. The article explains that GM with UAW blessing will now offer jobs at its new plant in Detroit $14.00 an hour, half of the base wages they are paying other UAW...
by Fred Arnold 3 years ago
There has been some interesting moves by the Republican majority in many states to push through right-to-work legislation. This would cripple unions in a lot of ways. Are you for or against right-to-work? http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2 … ttack.html
by lady_love158 7 years ago
http://hotair.com/archives/2011/03/22/f … w-capital/Yeah sure the unions are for working Americans! No! They are the new radicals the subversives that wish to destroy this nation rather than give up on their grip of the American tax payers' purse! These people are as evil as their socialist...
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