Very True and well written
A spate of legislation in several states over the past couple of years has been aimed at reversing gains made by working people and their labor unions since the years of the New Deal. Right to Work laws have spread from mainly southern states to include some in the industrial mid-west – among the latest being Indiana and now Michigan. Public employee unions in other states have seen collective bargaining rights severely curtailed as well. Such moves have exacerbated economic trends in this country such as wage stagnation among the vast majority of workers to the benefit of only a small percentage at the top.
Since the Reagan years, improvements in worker productivity have not translated into corresponding improvements in worker compensation. Profits often increase at the expense of workers as companies export jobs to take advantage of cheaper domestic or foreign labor. When workers lose the rights won through…
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