In the wake of labor union strife with the Wisconsin government, the population is slow to trust either unions or employers.
A report from the Pew Research Center found a 25-year low 45 percent of respondents hold favorable views of unions, while 47 percent view corporations favorably — also a “near-historic low.” The survey occurred Feb. 2-7 and included 1,385 adults.
The survey found many believe unions are a positive force for working conditions and salaries, but their efforts weaken companies’ ability to compete internationally.
Do you tend to side with or against unions during power struggles?
Labor Unions Seen as Good for Workers, Not U.S. Competitiveness [The Pew Research Center via AOL]