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Killing The Goose

Brian953 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 3:06 PM
Unions are not brought in by the initiative of any employees. Unions hunt for situations they can exploit, and insinuate themselves through gullible employees .
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 3:42 PM
Sometimes yes, sometimes no. You may not think employees hunt down unions and I happen to know that they do. I worked at a plant where some of the people who weren't as productive with their time contacted a union and we ended up having a vote on it. The majority of the employees voted No. We all got raises and the troublemakers ended up without raises again. Eventually they left probably to cause trouble elsewhere.

Killing the goose that lays the golden egg is one of those old fairy tales for children which has a heavy message that a lot of adults should listen to. The labor unions which have driven the makers of Twinkies into bankruptcy, potentially destroying 18,500 jobs, could have learned a lot from that old children's fairy tale.

Many people think of labor unions as organizations to benefit workers, and think of employers who are opposed to unions as just people who don't want to pay their employees more money. But some employers have made it a point to pay their...