Originally Posted by Direckshun
As usual, a thought-provoking and well considered post, zilla. Rep.
I'm glad you've worked for a good number of great companies, but they're great for a reason... I hardly need to tell you there are a ton of companies that treat their employees like shit, and as you've admitted, unions are effective way to mitigate that to a degree. Coal companies are like the #1 example of this.
Your last paragraph is dead on, as usual. But these are problems that can ostensibly be reformed without having to throw the baby out with the bathwater.
I'm not arguing that unions are infallible. I'm arguing that they're vital and need to be preserved and reformed.
other than post on CP 24/7, what do you do for a living and do you belong to a union?
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8 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, 9 not a result of works, so that no one may boast. 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.