Labor Unions...Good or Bad?

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Are labor unions good or bad for capitalism and economic growth?

  1. Good

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    28.6%
  2. Bad

    35 vote(s)
    62.5%
  3. Undecided

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    8.9%
  1. asaratis
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    Are labor unions good or bad for capitalism and economic growth?

    Explain in 300 words or less, please.
     
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    Depends. Different circumstances affect things differently
     
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    So are you undecided or can you weigh pros against cons and come up with a choice answer?
     
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    They are okay in the private sector.. They are not okay in the public sector.
     
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    they almost put GM outta business, but we the taxpayers had to bail their asses out. the union bosses still got rich though.
     
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    Labour unions are bad for capitalism and economic growth because they force companies to view their workers as people. Companies would be so much more profitable if they could work a 14-year old to death. Unions prevent that.
     
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    ok.... less then 300 words



    bad.
     
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    Allow me to expand.

    Profit > People.
     
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    Yes, unions are good AND bad.
     
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    I think there was a time and place for unions. I think those times have passed. Also I think all unions should be abolished in the public sector. When our tax dollars are paying you , YOU SHOULD not allowed to strike period. Teachers should be judged on their merit and not how many years they have been teachers because that makes them lazy when they know they cant be fired
     
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