September 2, 2013

NOW TO BAN PUBLIC SERVICE UNIONS...:

The state of the union is weak: Young Americans are not joining unions anymore (Vickie Elmer, September 1, 2013, Quartz)
 
The number of young Americans in unions is declining at twice the rate of all other workers.

Union members ages 16 to 24 fell 26% from 2002 to 2012, compared to an 11% overall decline in union membership, according to US Bureau of Labor Statistics data. [...]

[T]he sectors that are most likely to be unionized--government workers, teachers and library jobs--may not appeal to 20-somethings. Young workers are more likely to land a job in technology or with a smaller company or in retail and restaurants, none of which has many unions, says Michelle Kaminski, an associate professor at Michigan State University who teaches labor courses.

Posted by at September 2, 2013 10:18 AM
  

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