John Maenpaa

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Christian/Patriot/Libertarian-Socialist and I support: AFL-CIO & IWW & ACLU & Occupy & Declaration Of Independence & Constitution #union #iww #WIUnion #occupy

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Get a Union, Get a Ticket to the Middle Class

 http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Economy/Get-a-Union-Get-a-Ticket-to-the-Middle-Class 

We’ve said it for years. Because of the “Union Difference”—fair wages and better benefits for workers who belong to a union—unions are the ticket to the middle class. Even if you don’t belong to a union, there is a spillover effect to the whole economy. In other words, when unions are strong, everyone benefits. But don’t take our word for it, here’s what Time magazine contributor Eric Liu says:

"The fact is that when unions are stronger the economy as a whole does better. Unions restore demand to an economy by raising wages for their members and putting more purchasing power to work, enabling more hiring."...

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#union #iww #ows #occupy #p2 #p21 #tlot #tcot

Get a Union, Get a Ticket to the Middle Class

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Economy/Get-a-Union-Get-a-Ticket-to-the-Middle-Class

We’ve said it for years. Because of the “Union Difference”—fair wages and better benefits for workers who belong to a union—unions are the ticket to the middle class. Even if you don’t belong to a union, there is a spillover effect to the whole economy. In other words, when unions are strong, everyone benefits. But don’t take our word for it, here’s what Time magazine contributor Eric Liu says:

"The fact is that when unions are stronger the economy as a whole does better. Unions restore demand to an economy by raising wages for their members and putting more purchasing power to work, enabling more hiring."...

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