Another interesting article from Matthew Spalding - one of the speakers we had at our American Renewal Event - it is a must read!
For some workers, cronyism prevents receiving raises in pay. In early 2011, a Giant Eagle supermarket in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, wanted to give wage increases and higher starting wages to 25 employees. But a union wouldn't let it do so. Why would a union object to workers receiving higher wages? Because in this case, the increases went to “less senior” employees. The union went to arbitration and won a judgment that Giant Eagle can’t give raises “without first obtaining concurrence from the Union” and an order to rescind those increases already given.
Today, some employees in Edinboro are earning less than their employer wants to pay them. All because of cronyism in the American economy.
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