Reporter: In western pennsylvania, this brinks security truck losing control and slipping on its side. In ohio, drivers trying to change lanes on the slippery highway, left four vehicles on the side of the road. Two people had to be hospitalized. Why We Have UnionsJump to Last Post 1 13 of 13 discussions (50 posts)With all the hate for unions I’m seeing around here, I thought it might be helpful to remind people what happens when they don’t exist, or are very weak.Next month is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, which claimed the lives of 146 of the factory’s 500 workers. The death toll was so high in part because the factory owners had locked the doors to the fire escape to “prevent theft.” The ladders of the firefighters could not reach the top floors of the building, so many workers leaped to their deaths rather than be burned alive.Although a few of the workers were unionized, most were not because most were recent immigrants who could not afford to lose their job, no matter how unsafe the working conditions or pitiful the pay. The owners of the factory subcontracted much of the work to people who hired workers and pocketed a portion of the profits.
Thank you Credence for responding!I don’t know what the extreme left really is. Most of the democratic leadership is just left of center, these days. After all, Obama is hardly a bomb throwing radical but proposed a health care approach not that much different than that in Mass.
To qualify for either the House of Commons, or the House of Representatives, a candidate must have certain characteristics to qualify. It is here where both the House of Commons and the House of Representatives go off in different directions. To be a Member of the Parliament a potential candidate must be over the age of 21.
Is also usually a misnomer. To be gay is to be happy, which is the message homosexuals were trying to get out about their when they hijacked the word. Supposedly, declaring their homosexuality to the world endowed them with bliss. 4 years agoI have a 1 year and 1/2 Siberian husky. He is a wonderful dog in every aspect. Until we leave the house.