[Grovenet] who wins in Wisconsin?

Jeff Howden admin at jeffhowden.com
Fri Sep 2 22:21:03 PDT 2011


On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 9:23 PM, donkelly <ocollaugh at comcast.net> wrote:

> Washington State is a union state and not found on your list. Why?

Probably because

a) their unemployment rate (9.3) is about the same as the national average
b) the specific descriptor used was "of the 28 right to unionize states, 2/3
have LOWER than the national average.  Using that descriptor and *including*
it would be deceitful.

> Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, other than ranching and casinos, does not have
> substantial and notable industries to employ people.

Substantial and notable industry is irrelevant to the right to unionize.

Nevada has gaming.  There's no reason why employees of casinos can't
unionize and collectively bargain for better wages, better work
environments, etc.

Idaho and Arizona both have the need for electrical work.  So, surely
there's no reason why electrical workers can't belong to their local
electricians union.  The same is true for any other worker in skilled

Your myopic view of the world misses much of what's obvious to those with
their eyes open.

Thinking is free.


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