A revealing union questionnaire

One thing we learned from Stockton’s bankruptcy is to better understand the relationship between government and unions. Towards that end, check out a typical labor questionairre arriving now in the e-mail of public figures and candidates.

Among other things, it asks the recipient if they support “labor peace agreements.” A government that supports labor peace agreements applies economic pressure on employers so they will grant organizing concessions to unions. Government becomes labor’s advocate, in other words.

Here’s the union questionnaire.

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