I’m a day late and a dollar short, but George has a great post up at Decrepit Old Fool explaining how he came to change his mind about unions. He cuts right to the heart of why they’re necessary.
It’s easy to focus on unions’ negative effects, and forget about the historic advances they’ve brought to the workplace. Ed Darrell has a pretty comprehensive list in today’s post; Fly your flag for Labor Day 2009. Suffice to say, sans unions, life in the USA would suck. I don’t have a flagpole but the link to his post will have to do.