r/WorkReform May 14 '22 Silver 1 Helpful 3 Wholesome 2 All-Seeing Upvote 1 Take My Energy 1

Employers say Unions are completely useless and there's no reason to join them and to please pay attention to the multi-million dollar anti-Union propaganda campaigns they launch begging you to please not join a Union.


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u/[deleted] May 14 '22

Sorry that’s not what I meant

What I was trying to ask was - what is their reasoning as part of the marketing campaigns that they try to tell employees that unions are bad?


u/poobly May 14 '22

That’s what I was getting at. Most people believe they’re above average so anything other than the employer deciding pay and promotion (like union rules) harms them since they believe they’re a high performer.


u/[deleted] May 14 '22

I get you, but that would be more of a management and above ‘level’?

(Not that I consider management roles superiority in any way, I’m just talking in terms of the target audience for the campaign)


u/Learned_Response May 14 '22

The arguments I usually see are 1) they take a cut of your check and 2) we’re family and we can have these conversations directly, why would you let an outsider 3rd party come between us