Re: “Locals voice views of Wisconsin plan” (TNT, 2-27).
You only have to look as far as the Midwest (Wisconsin, Indiana) to see why public sector unions and collective bargaining “rights” are a bad idea.
First, collective bargaining is not a right, it’s a privilege given to public sector unions by their friends in government. Think about it. Public sector union bosses sign collective bargaining agreements with like-minded politicians (Democrats), giving union members (and their bosses) contracts with great benefits.
Then, union dues are taken from members (whether they want to be members or not), and a portion of these …