I grew up in the belly of the union beast. My Mom worked at the
Teamster's international in DC. I was surrounded by senior Teamsters
officials most of my young life. Bobby K had our phone tapped and shit
I am aware of what unions are.
I agree they did a lot of good getting us out of the gilded age, then
they got greedy. After getting the members decent working conditions
they kept pushing for more until management started moving operations
to get away from them.
I am OK with the pendulum swinging back the other way but done
cautiously because those foreigners are ready to fill the void and cut
US workers out completely.
The American public will always buy the cheapest product. Walmart
IBM called the phenomenon "Market Driven Quality". We even got a hat
to replace our "Six Sigma" hats. (About the same time Sony, the
Malcolm Baldridge winner, was losing market share to no name Chinese