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Kicked Out of County, Darth Union Strikes Back

Moonbat Exterminator Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 11:49 AM
Public emploees should absolutely never be allowed to unionize. The nature of the public sector allows undue influence on the collective bargaining process. Public union bosses brag that "We can elect our own bosses!" Such an arrangement constitutes a prima facie conflict of interest. To preserve the integrity of the collective bargaining process there can be no comingling between labor and management. Electing union members ot anyone related in any way to a school board destroys the necessary adversarial nature of the bargaining process.
Nunya8 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 7:53 PM
Not only this, but when a public union strikes, the worker stops supplying the service, even though the taxpayer has already paid the bill. In private unions, there is motivation to settle and get working again. If private industry chooses to not produce, consumers can shop elsewhere. Where is the motivation for public unions to go back to supplying the services being withheld? The revenues continue to roll, in spite of the unproductivity.

All over the country, union leaders are demanding that communities cough up extra cash to help “make teachers whole.” And unions around the country are testing the waters with teachers by asking teachers in budget stricken districts to vote “no confidence” in the community to send a message to taxpayers to cough up cash or else.

Note: This is an important update to a previous story about one county that kicked out it's public employees' union.     

The “or else?”


In Chicago, the teachers strike was preceded, as it has been elsewhere, by a token “vote of no confidence” circulated by the Chicago Teachers Union, an...