Are unions relevant in today’s America? If you look at the current political views many would say no, but if you study the history of the union movement it is parent that only a union can best represent the workers. In a time when there is a lot of unemployed we are seeing employers taking away the benefits workers fought for slowly trying to return us back to a time when all the rights where with the company and the employee was just lucky to get what he/she got.
Do you think the unions time has come and gone or the current economic conditions will help renew the need for unions (or at least force some of these companies to view their employees as people and not numbers)?
by JON EWALL 6 years ago
Are UNIONS THE ANSWER to the problems we face in our country today?Public sector unions altho related are different than private sector unions.
by Ralph Schwartz 2 weeks ago
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt a blow to organized labor, ruling that non-members cannot be forced in certain states to pay fees to unions representing public employees such as teachers and police, shutting off a key union revenue source. The ruling means that the estimated 5 million...
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...
by Josak 6 years ago
Wages have not been keeping up with the cost of living for a long time now in the US and the primary reason is the weakening of the unions, the problem really began during the presidency of Ronnie the union buster Reagan, unions began to lose ground against other movements and many were in fact...
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 karl 3 years ago
There has been another round of public sector strikes here in the UK with Firefighters, local government workers and teachers (depending on which Union they belong to) amongst the 500,000 - 1,000,000 workers ( depending on who you ask) who decided not to attend work today. Their grievances...
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