Unions were good things in the days of the industrial revolution, but today they have gone a bit far in the opposite direction.
Consumers now, unionized or not, aren’t going to pay willingly for higher-priced goods and services when there are other options, just to keep involved labor content. Our desires for lower costs push jobs overseas.
Within the ranks of labor, the supervisors are not subject to the same demands unions make on employers.
As in all governments, leaders take care of themselves with little involvement from those they serve. This is rampantly evident in the governments of our states and our country. None of these politicians know very much about economics, but all of them know how to use it to do the one thing most important to them — get elected and re-elected by promising everything but delivering nothing.
Mack Jones, Richland