Arguments Against Unions

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South Carolina is 1 out of 26 states that passed the Right to Work law. The Right to Work law means that unions have been eliminated in SC. Unions should be disbanded because they are harmful to the economy and create conflict for everyone. To better understand why unions should be disbanded, one must consider the opposition. Many argue disbandment will harm the economy however it will not. Economist agree that "[...]union 's political power leads to more government spending[...]"(DiSalvo). If unions make the government spend more money that means the people are paying for it. One reason, unions should be disbanded because they are harmful to the economy. According to professor Gary Becker of economics at the University of Chicago, "[...]Increased…show more content…
Jay Greene is Chair of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas says Unions are "[...]designed to promote the interests of their own and not the interests of nonmember [...]"(Greene) Unions only support their agenda they are not willing to help or adhere to anybody else. Under no circumstances should unions continue to operate in the US. No longer would people suffer the unions ridiculous economic demands and America work ethic would be restored. Unions would be gone and people would no longer have conflict with their greed and corruption. Citizens should vocalize the dangers of labor unions and push politicians to pass laws that disband them everywhere in the US. If this happens, today 's citizen as well as future generations will know what it 's like to do a honest day 's…show more content…
"Unions Are Outdated and Harmful." Are Unions Still Relevant?, edited by Noah Berlatsky, Greenhaven Press, 2013. At Issue. Opposing Viewpoints in Context, link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/EJ3010860203/OVIC?u=scschools&xid=bcfbb72b. Accessed 7 Dec. 2016. Originally published as "Unions in the American Economy," The Becker-Posner Blog, 28 Dec. 2008. Greene, Jay P. "Unions and the Public Interest: Is Collective Bargaining for Teachers Good for Students?—Con." Are Unions Still Relevant?, edited by Noah Berlatsky, Greenhaven Press, 2013. At Issue. Opposing Viewpoints in Context, link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/ EJ3010860210/OVIC?u=scschools&xid=6372899. Accessed 7 Dec. 2016. Originally published as "Unions and the Public Interest: Is Collective Bargaining for Teachers Good for Students?" Education Next, vol. 12, no. 1, Winter

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