Originally Posted by Direckshun
This post is a bit out to sea, but I'll make a point that will be somewhere in the ballpark of where you thought this post was:
Unions do promote some faulty dynamics in places -- the seniority-based preference rather than talent-based preference is a big problem with our education industry, for instance.
But that can be reformed. You don't need to bust unions like pinatas to fix that problem.
1 defense of seniority and I'm not a huge fan of it also is it limits office politics.
Why should someone be let go just to make room for a son or daughter or a family friend.