Warnings and Advice to Unions

The union movement has been dealt to in?successive?states across the US from Wisconsin to Michigan. People are sick of the unions and their tired old bullying ways. The backlash is building:

Labor needs representation and many of the values that drew millions of working Americans into the labor movement endure. But few American institutions are as ill suited to the 21st century or have proved so inept at reorganization and reform as the unions.

Labor is so enamored of its glorious past that it has failed to respond to the challenges of the future. The price for this failure is already high, and it is likely to climb.