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Unions had a place and time where they were relevant and necessary. They are now the ruination of this country. I received the benefits of a union even though I did not belong. My health insurance was $8.33 per month for my entire family, regardless of... 7 years ago from a Republican in Struthers, OH
Yes, however those funds should not go toward one political party or another. 7 years ago from a Republican in North Olmsted, OH
If they get any benefits that the unions have fought for and won, then yes. If not, then no. 7 years ago from a Republican in Dearborn Heights, MI
If they go into a job that is union then if they want the job they join the union. If the company has a union for one area, say the plant , but not another, the lab the lab shouldn't have to join the union/. 7 years ago from a Republican in Downingtown, PA
Yes. But -- as is current law -- their dues should be limited to their fair share of what it costs the union to represent them. Dues should not be extracted for other union activities such as political lobbying. 7 years ago from a Republican in Elizabeth, PA
If they receive raises, benefits and other compensation for their work as a result of agreements made with a union, they should pay their fair share of that cost. We have too many people who have a mindset they are entitled to things without paying the... 7 years ago from a Republican in Haubstadt, IN
If you choose to work in a field that is Union based, then yes!. There are many reason's that Unions help build this economy. I believe that good hard work & knowledge and training that union trades provide demand the pay & benefits the... 7 years ago from a Republican in Waldron, MO
They should not be allowed to take members money for a political party. 7 years ago from a Republican in Racine, WI
Yes but ensure that dues are used to fund efforts beneficial to ALL union members and not used for political reasons. 7 years ago from a Republican in Darby, PA
Many union workers have very hard jobs, such as laborers, highway workers, etc. Unions fight for these workers to have higher paying jobs. If you want the wages, you need to pay the dues to support the union. 7 years ago from a Republican in Jefferson, OH
If the unions actually fight for the employee rather than against. 7 years ago from a Republican in Dover, OH
Although I have a great distaste for unions the UPMC hospitals have just proven the unions need to remain till a more even handed system can be devoloped. 7 years ago from a Republican in Altoona, PA
Yes, no freeloaders, and unions' strength should be dramatically decreased. 7 years ago from a Republican in Thiensville, WI
No, Some labor unions have outlived their usefulness and are used as a means of bullying for power. They should be reformed but in place if they indeed protect the rights of the worker with equality towards the company. 7 years ago from a Republican in Pleasant Prairie, WI
Only if employees are required to vote annually to authorize union representation and if they are actually represented by a union. 7 years ago from a Republican in Eau Claire, WI
No automatic deductions and Unions should be required to have a certification vote every two years. 7 years ago from a Republican in Solon, OH
Union were started by organized crime boss's and hasn't changed much (just different boss's) They push to many political agendas and support lazy workers and drive up prices in all fields they are evolved with (sometimes forcing... 7 years ago from a Republican in Needmore, PA
No, and abolish labor unions.
The government shouldn't be rewarding them for bankrupting the auto industry. 7 years ago from a Republican in Lorain, OH
They should not be required but the union should not be required to protect them. 7 years ago from a Republican in Lovejoy, MO
Only if they are voluntary members, Union membership must not ever be a requirement for any job except for a position in a union as a union official. 7 years ago from a Republican in Sandborn, IN
If the job is union than they should pay union dues, if not no. 7 years ago from a Republican in Downingtown, PA