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Old 05-22-2015, 12:15 AM
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Unions On The Rebound?

I sure hope so. Unions are the true rising tide that lifts all boats.
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Old 05-22-2015, 07:16 AM
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Unions are a means to rise some boats at the expense of others.
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Unions are a means to rise some boats at the expense of others.
What is the point of this statement? The rising of boats must incur expense.
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Unions are a means to rise some boats at the expense of others.
Go beyond the one liner. Who pays this expense? What are the broader results if this occurs?
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Go beyond the one liner.
Indeed, please do Sir Nailer and kindly surprise us.
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Old 05-22-2015, 09:40 AM
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The less money in people's pockets the worse the economy is. Unions helped bring about the American dream of homeownership by increasing wages back in the post-war days of the 40s and 50s.

I always laugh when a GS is anti-union. It is like a person with Medicare or Tricare being against socialized medicine.
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Your incorrect inferences always make me laugh and I wasn't GS.
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Your incorrect inferences always make me laugh and I wasn't GS.
That's why your so jealous then.
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Unions are a means to rise some boats at the expense of others.
How so? I see them as a defensive response to industrial feudalism.

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Go beyond the one liner. Who pays this expense? What are the broader results if this occurs?
Just classical supply/demand economics of which labor is a part. A union limits the supply of labor by limiting the workforce to it's members. The rest of the labor pool suffers and the suffering is so thin an addition it's not really noticeable until applied to a global labor market.
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