The increasing restrictions on union bargaining in the United States, is one of the key issues that reflect the schism that took place in the United States in recent years.
Wisconsin State Capitol – protest against the anti-union bill (2010)
Crippling the Right to Organize
By WILLIAM B. GOULD IV
Published: December 16, 2011
Unless something changes in Washington, American workers will, on New Year’s Day, effectively lose their right to be represented by a union. If this nightmare comes to pass, it will represent the culmination of three decades of Republican resistance to the board — an unwillingness to recognize the fundamental right of workers to band together, if they wish, to seek better pay and working conditions.