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January 7 - January 13, 2013

Overall, where would you rather work/manage others: a union company or an open shop?



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Union 26%
Non-union 74%


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Tagged categories: Business matters; Unions; Workers

Comment from Joe Isbell, (1/7/2013, 9:29 AM)

In this present day unions are not for the company they are for the employees. They appear to bite the hand that feeds them. In my 51 years of life I have observed many shades of grey except for politics and unions. What's wrong with protecting the environment and using common sense? What's wrong with working a little overtime and getting straight time pay?


Comment from John Harper, (1/7/2013, 1:57 PM)

The painter union recognizes that it must evolve and has been taking the steps to get there for about a decade. However unions, just like government, are massive beuacracies and changing the culture, the way business is done, takes time. Personally I like where the union is heading, just not sure I have time left in my carear to see the effert deliver the desired the result.


Comment from Mike DesPres, (1/8/2013, 8:06 AM)

I worked union (painters) for 25 years out of Southern California so I have a little knowlegde of what I say. From my experience the unions could careless about the rank & file. The only care the unions have is money and power. I personally have no use for. them.


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