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  •  This is what happens when there is no union to (2+ / 0-)
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    represent workers. Union membership is down to 11% of the work force, much less for workers in the private sector. The WalMart and fast-food worker movements are an encouraging sign. If these folks can get enough support, the benefits can start to expand to folks working for other companies, whether a new union is formed, or the workers join an existing one. Unions built the middle class and created the 40-hour work week, plus weekends. And unions ended child labor. That, alone, is a reason for the existence of unions.

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