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Unions do more harm to the economy than good

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Unions do more harm to the economy than good

Postby TalkingPoint » Sun Oct 05, 2008 10:09 am

Unions do more harm to the economy than good

What do YOU think?


EnglishChecker:
union or trade union (noun): an organized association of workers in a trade or profession (formed to protect their rights)
harm (noun): damage; bad effect
the economy (noun): a country's wealth and resources, and its financial system

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Re: Unions do more harm to the economy than good

Postby Krisi » Thu Oct 16, 2008 3:40 am

Sometimes, I think it's true...because they usually find faults but don't contribute to solving the problem so, in the end, they just create a bigger problem out of a small problem. :-)
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Re: Unions do more harm to the economy than good

Postby Tom » Fri Nov 07, 2008 5:28 am

I would say that they help prevent unfair treatment of employees. Sometimes they have too much power and take things too far, but they were created to help protect the little guys.
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Re: Unions do more harm to the economy than good

Postby tomcat » Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:02 pm

Another point is, that they fight for a higher salery for their members. On the face on it, it seems to boost prices for every product. On the other hand if employees have "much" money they will spend money for products as long as they are sure to get some more. That helped increasing the economy in the past. Unfortunately, recently the income of "Joe Average" sunk. The value of the money they received sunk, too. So, manufacturers got increasingly problems with selling their goods. Might the crisis with GM, at least partly, be an evidence for my theorie? What do you think?

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Re: Unions do more harm to the economy than good

Postby bhavatmaj » Sat Jun 13, 2009 2:27 pm

Unions do work good in highly populated countries like India and China.
Where most of the labor class is uneducated.
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