The equivalent of a wolf and a bear negotiating on how many of the farmer's sheep to eat.
Collective bargaining is a sham in terms of public employees. It's a manager and a mob, negotiating how spending someone else's money.
It's the people's money, and collective bargaining removes their voice in how it is spent.
You might be the employer Jim but your employees allow you to exist by creating wealth for both you and a living for them by selling their skills and time. A Century of bargaining with Unions allows employees and the employers to negotiable a mutually agreed agreement to the terms & conditions of working at a workplace.
I have yet to see government "create" wealth except by stealing it from someone.
Rather, the unlimited "wealth" of the government is used to fatten the union members by robbing more from the taxpayers.
Except your argument is flawed by the fact that everyone is in some way a taxpayer. Whether they pay sales tax, stamp duty, payroll tax, death duties you name it everyone pays tax.
Before the capitalists got a hold of them, we had quite a few state owned industries making mega amounts of money.
by marymootoo 6 years ago
The public sector unions have threatend mass stike action over pensions, do you think that this is the right thing to do? Is it fair that in the present climate for a group of people to inflict the threat of misery for personal gain?
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 Onusonus 5 years ago
Just thought you'd like to know.
by karl 4 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...
by lady_love158 7 years ago
http://directorblue.blogspot.com/2010/0 … ector.htmlWhat a great piece! This clearly shows the evil and selfishness of the left! It shows how democrats created a system designed to keep them in power all financed by the REAL tax payers.
by Jonesy0311 6 years ago
How do you feel about certain states outlawing labor unions and collective bargaining?This is not a hypothetical. Many states to include, Wisconsin, Alabama, Maine, Ohio, and Arizona are pushing legislation to limit the power of labor unions; especially those for government and public service...
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