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Video: A Tough Year for Big Labor
Posted By Mike Brownfield On September 6, 2011 @ 3:30 pm In Economics | Comments Disabled
It’s been a rough year for unions in America. Yesterday on PBS NewsHour , Heritage’s James Sherk explained why unions–both in the public and private sectors–are in so much trouble.
In a new paper , Sherk and Rea Hederman, Jr., explain how unions make businesses less competitive and discourage investment. In doing so, employment is significantly affected. Meanwhile, 14 million Americans are unemployed, and the economy is at a near standstill.
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 PBS NewsHour: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/business/july-dec11/labor_09-05.html
 new paper: http://blog.heritage.orghref=
 Read their paper, “Heritage Employment Report: This Labor Day, No New Jobs, High Unemployment,” at Heritage.org.: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2011/09/Heritage-Employment-Report-This-Labor-Day-No-New-Jobs-High-Unemployment
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