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Unions claim that they maintain America's middle class.
But it actually.
Killing jobs tonight on the Fox News Channel Lou Dobbs.
Take a look at the effect unions have on the American workforce and rich -- -- joins us now with a preview rich.
Weldon as we looked at the numbers spoke with businesses in unions and asked whether organized labor is helping.
Or hurting America's job market.
We spoke with a business owner in Iowa.
He says he employs about 600 workers and says -- -- hiring in right to work states.
Infancy right to work -- we're gonna look at it much more favorable leave because it's in essence going to be easier to work there.
Right to work laws have their critics namely unions.
James Bullard is the first -- native born irishman to head an American union there he's been laying brick and mortar since he was sixteen and he says those laws and -- bad deal for workers.
But it's better I think where you have the collective bargaining relationship between the unions to workers and employers then this open shop thing.
Where the employee essentially doesn't have a voice in the workplace.
-- right to work advocates like Bill Wilson says right to work gives employees 38 greater voice -- there has been huge migration inside the United States.
To the right to work state and we can decidedly say that's because of what union employees because of their absence of a right to work -- And remember now right to work is not a -- Cutting wages are hurting workers what right right now if you have big business and you have big labor.
And the two of them are at each other the worker is stuck in the middle he has no say.
Job growth and right to work states has increased nearly 6%.
At the same time the national average for job growth was three and a half percent.
In union states it's less than one and a half percent auto companies and other manufacturers are moving to right to work states companies like -- It expanded at 787 dreamliner manufacturing -- North Charleston, South Carolina.
At a time of the decision of Boeing executive told the Seattle times the overriding factor was not the business climate and it was not the wages we -- paying today.
It was that we can't afford to have a work stoppage every three years and we can't afford to continue the rate of escalation of wages.
Boeing's machinists union in the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board charged the company was freaking federal labor law.
Leading to an all out assault in South Carolina on the Obama administration and unions.
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The machinists in the NLRB -- the case when Boeing agreed to a new contract with its unionized workers in Washington State.
Still unions say it was getting workers in right to work states -- joined but -- difficult have you tried to organize and right to work states and.
What's it like there.
We have done bits and pieces but it's hard to.
Penetrate as a single craft -- -- you get a friendly employer to Muster given -- once they get out of the way of doing things union.
It takes a generation maybe to get them back and that's where we're at right now -- thinking get them back well I think it's you know hope springs eternal.
But Larry Dan -- says union workers no longer offer what they once did.
I think there was a -- there was a time when the trades probably trained a lot better than open chopper nonunion people did but.
I -- I'm pretty much a believer that.
That day is long gone.
As a -- for this we just examined private sector unions the next frontier really is this.
What we've seen with the government sector unions the big growth in union memberships in this country has really been.
With government sector unions government employee unions and that's something that continues to see in Wisconsin -- -- in New Jersey.
All throughout the country.
Back to you all right thank you rich -- unions or 40% of the workers and less than December's that a private sector.
And guys you can see the out of work documentary tonight on the Fox News Channel at 9 PM eastern time.
And tomorrow the holiday it's great way to avoid your in laws -- Fox Business Network will carry that documentary at 4 PM and nine.
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