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 Looking for Political Home After Being Deserted by Democrats

Donald Trump didn’t waste much time proving that his presidency wasn’t going to abide by traditional political boundaries. On his very first day in office he met with business leaders, whom he wooed with promises of reduced regulation and lower taxes, then threatened with a border tax if they moved jobs outside the United States.…
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As Labor Day Passes, Labor Unions’ Anger Over Obamacare Grows

“This Labor Day weekend, as we gather with family and friends, we’ll also come together as a nation to honor some of our own – the working men and women of America who, across the generations, built this country up and helped make us who we are today,” President Obama said in his Weekly Address…
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Unions Set to Once Again Be Biggest Spenders in 2012 Elections

Obama hates the “corrosive influence of money in politics.” He said so during his most recent State of the Union. But that statement apparently comes with an important clarifier: money is only corrosive if it is given to Republicans. When given to Democrats money is curative, capable of restoring truth to political discourse, and when…
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