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Killing The Goose

Kenneth405 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 8:22 AM
A large truck transmission plant in Tennessee planned an expansion about 10 years ago. The stakes were out for excavating. The union walked out because management had suspended a worker who had come to work drunk. The management pulled up stake and moved to Mexico literally. My cousin told this story. He had worked there for 20 years. That's brotherhood in action.
tuttletacoma Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 8:29 AM
the union belief has long been, if they don't protect the job of their worst member, the flood gates will one day open and all workers will be held accountable for not doing their job

the fewer members in a union, means less dues collected and less power for the thugs running the unions



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...