Problems With Labor Unions?

Answer Labor unions, credited with improving working conditions around the time of the second industrial revolution, are revamping their strategy to appeal to workers in the 21st century, with a particula... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Problems With Labor Unions

The Purpose of Labor Unions?

Labor unions are organized groups of dues-paying workers from the same or related fields who have joined together to present a collective voice in matters of negotiation. They have internally elect... Read More »

Are labor unions still needed?

On One Hand: Gap Between Rich and PoorAccording to Cornell labor professor Clete Daniel, the U.S. has its largest gap between the rich and the poor ever, as of February 2009. Labor unions help clos... Read More »

Are labor unions good or bad?

On One Hand: Labor Unions Protect WorkersLabor Unions allow collectives of workers to be able to demand higher wages and better conditions from employers because they are negotiating as a single bl... Read More »

Are labor unions good?

On One Hand: Increased Wages and SafetyLabor unions were originally created to combat terrible (and often dangerous) working conditions, as well as wages that were too low to be livable. Early on t... Read More »