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Driving a bargain: how labor unions work


Early Friday morning, Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly passed a bill that stripped unions of their collective bargaining rights.

How long have unions been around, and why are they so important to public workers?

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  • Oscar

    Collective bargaining is only needed in the private sector.

    Search "Freedomain Radio – Schooled in Wisconsin!" on YouTube for insight on the difference between Public vs. Private Unions.

    Average household income in Wisconsin: $46K/year.

    Teachers Average Pay Across 425 Districts (Salary + Benefits): $75K/year.

    SOURCE: http://usataxpayer.org/htm/witeachers.asp?ncid=3988