Why are the Republicans attacking the Unions?

Our wages have been stagnant for 30 years while 1% increased theirs by 300%. Unions have given a great deal and it looks like it went straight into the pockets of top management. Why aren't People getting the message? It is so crystal clear.

Asked By: Ingrid - 6/10/2012
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Answered By: striker - 6/11/2012
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Unions bring companies down. Many have bankrupt companies. Not always good. Now there are laws to protect employees. Unions not needed as much.
Answered By: Go with the flow - 6/10/2012
It's the benefits. Out of control pension and health benefits are bankrupting city and state governments. Government workers are NOT entitled to better retirement benefits than the people who pay them.
Answered By: jaker - 6/10/2012
The only people who still support public unions are union members politicians getting big money for their campaigns.
Answered By: Death by Uzi - 6/10/2012
I think the crystal clear message was sent by Wisconsin voters. You just didn't get it.
Answered By: Ollicopter - 6/10/2012
Because union greed, sloth and incompetence are destroying this country.
Answered By: Bad Wolf - 6/10/2012
Republicans have been trying to bust the unions pretty much since they began... More
Answered By: tonalc2 - 6/10/2012
Unions have outlived their use. We now have the U.S. Dept.of Labor. Even Obama uses the Dept. of Labor to rig and falsify his Horrible Employment Record.....The Worst of any President.
Answered By: Virgil Quick Come See There Goes The Robert E Lee - 6/10/2012
because the state unions are bankrupting the states with their out of control pension, benefits, and double digit raises. their salaries for similar jobs are also higher than the private sector. it is absurd that the private sector gets raises and benefits through their employers based on the profitability of the... More
Answered By: daisy - 6/10/2012
Two reasons. Republicans serve the owner class, who would prefer that there be no worker’s rights. Heck, they’re even trying to roll back Child Labor Laws now... More
Answered By: VoteVoteVote - 6/10/2012
When you realize that over 50% of all union members in the united states are public employees and that politicians that lobby for their votes have been promising and giving them more benefits after every election in modern times,,, the end result is that the state, local and federal government can no longer to pay them... More
Answered By: Thor Veblen - 6/10/2012
They have always attacked unions reason why when it becomes a red state... More
Answered By: darcy m - 6/10/2012
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