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    :: Sunday, June 19, 2005 ::

    Unions should nurture employers - By Jack Markowitz, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    It's true that the most idiotic thing managements can do -- and they do it all the time -- is vote themselves pay, perks and parachutes out of all proportion to their worth. This poisons the morale of rank-and-file workers whose loyalty they need. And yet worker organizations ought to help companies compete better whether they love them or not. This is self-interest and the national interest. Nobody can run away from the new realities of made-in-China and telephoned-from-India.
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