Monopoly Bargaining: Say Goodbye to Your Rights

once a union monopoly forms in a workplace, it can be difficult to get rid of them

National Right to Work Foundation President Mark Mix recently wrote an Op-Ed for the Washington Times, in which he explains how union monopolies form, and what they mean for the worker when they do. The result: A union monopoly that decides everything for you, even if the majority of workers disagree.

Here’s a sneak peak of the article written by Mr. Mix:

When union officials take control of a workplace, they get a legal monopoly over all contract bargaining and can negotiate the terms of employment for every worker, even those who object. Monopoly bargaining is an extraordinary government-granted power that Big Labor protects at all costs.

Union officials insist that if they have the theoretical support of a majority of workers, all other workers must have union “representation” imposed on them. At its core, forced unionism is contrary to the constitutional principle of free association, and denies workers the right to choose their own representative. But there’s another problem: Union officials don’t even need majority support to get or stay in power.


You can read the full article by clicking here.

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