On the Silent Wings of Freedom Wrote:
Aug 22, 2012 3:51 PM
The situation is really quite simple. In the private sector, unions represent labor against management. The two sides quibble over how much of the “pie” (profits) each one should receive, but they are both restricted by how much “pie” is available, depending on how productive labor is, and how effectively management has marketed and distributed products or services. Everyone involved has a seat at the negotiating table. Contrast that with public employees unions, who have no such restrictions on how much “pie” is available, nor any connection whatsoever between their own performance and the amount of “pie” available. In addition, taxpayers who put up ALL the money for public employees, have NO seat at the negotiating table. Instead,...