Haven’t labor unions improved the standard of living of American workers? Why, wouldn’t we not even have the weekend without them? My father belonged to the Teamsters, so I have a natural inclination to side with unions, but the facts won’t let me, and in this episode I explain why.
Howard Dickman, Industrial Democracy in America: Ideological Origins of National Labor Relations
W.H. Hutt, The Strike-Threat System: The Economic Consequences of Collective Bargaining
Morgan O. Reynolds, Power and Privilege: Labor Unions in America
Morgan O. Reynolds, Making America Poorer: The Cost of Labor Law
Morgan O. Reynolds, Economics of Labor
Walter Block, Labor Economics From a Free-Market Perspective
Ep. 730 Labor Unions Didn’t Bring You This or Any Other Weekend
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