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Old 20th Feb 2008, 03:27
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Pass-A-Frozo
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Brisbane
Posts: 1,219
Sunfish,

Unions drive up wages for their members at the cost of employment opportunities for others and at an overall loss to the economy.

Many around these parts seem to live in this fantasy land that you can drive up wages and have no effect what-so-ever on the level of employment.

The fact is that unionists are out to feather their own nest at the expense of others. I'd rather people would just admit it and say "Yes, I'm looking for the most money for me at the expense of jobs - but so what" rather than get all offended as if their prime motivator was the good of all.

You should only be ashamed if you were awarded a B.A. instead of a real degree
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