23 Feb 2011

IS THIS THE AMERICA THAT RESPECTS WORKERS RIGHTS


Workers' protests swell in Midwest America as Republican governors attack unions and workers rights.






They want to eliminate the right of unions to have dues deducted from worker paychecks.


They also want to eliminate tenure as a consideration when making layoff decisions


Unions, which have traditionally favored Democrats, have argued that collective bargaining, a process of negotiations meant to regulate working conditions, has helped protect wages and health care, enforce workplace safety and serve as a means to arbitrate employee grievances


Wisconsin has one of the longest traditions of workers' rights in the country.
They were the first state to have workers' compensation also they were the first state to have unemployment insurance.


They were the first state to recognize public employees' right to bargain.


The Republican governor thinks all these are rights should thrown away.


These governors would feel at home in a totalitarian regime or the 18th century.


IS THIS THE FUTURE

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