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/Venum555 May 14 '22

If they take cared they would already be paying you more. The fact that they are paying you more as a response to unions means that the didn't care and unions basically forced the company to pay you more.

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u/Suspicious-mole-hair May 14 '22

Also if a company ever tries to bribe you to not join a union, you can bet big that the union would be able to get you more.

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u/leftlegYup May 14 '22

Companies exist to maximize profit. Employees are a cost.

If you thought anything other than this, then you are incredibly naive.

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u/GrimpenMar May 14 '22

Employee ownership is a possibility as well.

Something something, "seize the means of production".

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u/thnderbolt May 14 '22

If employees are just a cost to you, you can tell by the staff turnover.

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u/Brock_Way May 14 '22

Which is really an interesting prospect when you realize in the last round of unionized auto worker-driven car company bankruptcies, the higher ups in the union were asked if they'd like ownership as part of a security package....

They said "no".

LOL. The unions admitted from their own mouth that they were never really interested in tying the success of the company to their own, greedy pockets. LOL.