Why Would a Young Worker Want to Join a Union?

Labor unions once existed to fight for fair and adequate pay, reasonable working hours, safe and suitable working conditions, and procedures to ensure fair review of worker grievances. Their existence made sense in an industrial, manufacturing-centric economy, as did their model of “scientific management,” which broke down work into definable tasks and allowed workers to…
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Unions Still Suffering from Self-Inflicted Wounds this Labor Day

Labor Day is part of an increasing number of holidays (Memorial Day and Veterans Day also come to mind) that are losing their underlying meaning. Memorial Day is the start of the summer movie season as much as it is about our fallen soldiers, Veterans Day is the oft-forgotten day off in November, and Labor…
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