I spent 30 years as a union representative negotiating in both the private and public sectors. I found Ken Miller’s article displayed a lack of experience with public workers, slanted economics and an anti-union bias (TNT, 11-5).
Miller lays out a sweeping ledger sheet of generalities, while omitting the details, and the quality of management seems to escape his scrutiny completely. I can cite example after example to Miller of situations that without, employee input through their union, millions would have been lost due to management’s ineptitude.
I also point out to him a recent study showing that public …