What Do Unions Do?

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Basic Books, 1984 - Business & Economics - 293 pages
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Argues that unions play a beneficial role in improving the workplace, increasing productivity, reducing economic inequality, and stabilizing the work force

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User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

A tough read, but great information. Some things that surprised me are: union members like their unions, but not necessarily their work, If two unions fight to unionize a workplace the chances of success are greatly enhanced, and corruption of corporations compared to unions. Read full review


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The Union Wage Effect
Fringe Determination Under Trade Unionism

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Richard B. Freeman is Ascherman Chair of Economics at Harvard University. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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