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Next week voters in Wisconsin will decide whether to recall their governor Scott Walker you've probably heard about this.
He's been a leader in the fight to curb union powers and the unions are fighting back they are spending millions of dollars to sway the vote their way.
Truth its unions are running scared and here is why.
Part of governor Walker's loss stop unions from automatically collecting dues from workers paychecks.
Now that workers have a choice they're leaving the union in -- in -- -- Wisconsin's membership and -- me you know the American state.
Federation of state county and municipal employees.
Has fallen by 54%.
Since governor Walker's a law took effect 65% of Wisconsin educators at quick the American Federation of Teachers.
And Wisconsin is not alone it's part of a national trend moving away from unions.
In the mid 1950s more than one in three American workers with the union member today one -- -- While unions have been able to entrench themselves in the public sector with a steady membership rate around 37% for thirty years.
It's the private sector we're seeing a real worker revolution today.
Just 7% of private sector workers are in -- union.
Nonunion workers are just growing in numbers.
They're also gaining rights last month Indiana became the 23 stake.
With right to work laws they can guarantee joining a union -- paying dues cannot be required for employment.
Long term state by state data on the -- employment shows the economic advantages -- letting employees choose whether to join a union OK consider this pay.
Is the big thing right that's what -- would really care about thinking get better pay to join union not.
Nationally the average for pay increases over the last decade six point 4%.
If you go to our right to work state -- don't have to be a member of the union -- went up twelve point 5% and in those states -- unionism is in the worst.
They went up just three point 1%.
It's -- -- -- jobs that we should be talking about not pay take a look at this the national average over the last decade.
We -- private sector employment down one point 3% that's no surprise she knew that right forced unionism.
Down 3.4 percent and in the right to work states.
Implement is up 2.4 percent think about that -- not only your pay better but you're more likely to -- job.
Look bottom line unions are on the way out and it's high time for -- ago.
They're the -- of an earlier America the industrial revolution.
Kraft cramped factories dangerous conditions mining -- people needed representation.
And what's gonna happen to today's worker an afternoon gonna stub their toe on -- that in that office.
It's ridiculous now Americans have a host of worker protection signed into law -- Unions may have been the vehicle that got us there.
But now it's time for them to go the way the horse drawn carriage.
-- one retirement we can all enjoy.
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