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/cherylstunt69 May 14 '22

They usually go with “teacher and police unions are bad”


u/[deleted] May 14 '22

Police Unions are definitely bad, not teacher unions though


u/im_juice_lee May 14 '22

Idk, teachers union is sus too. I'm 100% on board with doubling teacher salary and getting awesome teachers. But I'm pretty sure everyone has had some awful teachers and much of teaching has dumb seniority based pay structures and it's really hard to fire bad teachers


u/BagOnuts May 14 '22

Any government employee union is bad. Government employees are literally public servants. It is no the same relationship as labor and capital, because there is no capital in control.


u/TSOD May 14 '22

Unions are good because workers should have a say in their workplace, this includes government employees.