Your description of unionization is a make-believe fantasy that pretends companies don’t pressure, trick and threaten employees into opposing unions, and “right-to-work” laws trick non union employees into not supporting the union because they are told they will get the union benefits, without having to pay the dues.
And….in our history, there’s no such thing as union thuggery and violence, mugging of scabs, strikes which cripple production and make the public suffer, and payoffs under the table to politicians to pass union-friendly legislation. And, of course, unions always tell the truth to their membership, and money never ends up in the hands of gangsters, and union bosses never end up wearing cement overshoes.
Both sides have dirty hands, historically. If you’re trying to run a business in the 50’s and 60’s in the face of all that union bullshit, not surprising that you pull whatever strings you can to keep the lights on.
The problem, obviously, is that without the dues, the union doesn’t have the money to subsidize the employees, should they ever need to strike.
If you’re a 21st century union working WITH the corporations rather than at odds with them, no need to strike.
Your description is highly dishonest. No. Maybe not dishonest, I don’t know you. Maybe you really think this nonsense. That would be unfortunate.
I think you need to grow up a little (last go round you accused me of being too young to comment knowledgably, and then when I corrected you regarding my age, you accused me of being too old to comment knowledgably) and start seeing the world as it is, from the top down, not from the right or the left.
The solution is freedom of choice. Always.
Now give the computer back to your mommy. The grownups are talking, dear.