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 7 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 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 Steven Escareno 6 years ago
I just saw the new "waiting for superman" documentary, and it had a lot of scary facts about the decline of our school system. many of which may be next to impossible to abolishing. Like did you know that teacher's with tenure are often the worst teachers in our school...
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 David99999 7 years ago
Freedom of assembly is a basic right expressed by the United States Constitution. Therefore, public employees deserve to be allowed to organize to protect themselves from crooks, like Wisconsin's current chief executive. Therefore, the recent actions by said governor and his cronies in the...
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