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Monday, November 21, 2011

The Myth of Union Job Security

Jack Kemp forwards this:

http://www.redstate.com/laborunionreport/2011/11/18/busting-the-union-myth-of-union-job-security/
Busting The Myth of Union Job Security

...Just another example on how today's union bosses mislead the public.

Posted by LaborUnionReport (Diary)

Friday, November 18th at 4:46PM EST
For years, unions have created a myth around manufacturing in the United States having been destroyed by the [ insert perjorative here ].

The fact is, manufacturing is not dead in the United States. It is a myth created to mislead the public on unions’ own destructiveness on companies and the jobs of employees. What union bosses have been screaming about is, in fact, the decline of unionized manufacturing.

While all manufacturing has decreased since America’s current economic recession began, from 1983 through 2006, union-free manufacturing had actually increased by 52,000 jobs.

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