WARNING! The video at the link has some very strong language but is highly instructive. Just one more example of how the unions and the labor movement have morphed into the violent and brutish lot they have always accused management and owners of being.
The other part of the story is how much these guys get paid. I know their jobs are dangerous but the salary and benefit numbers are staggering. Is it any wonder things cost so much. If you buy anything imported, part of the price is to cover their insane wages and benefits. Additionally, they have to be hurting the competitiveness of exported goods because they’re getting a cut there as well.
Can we blame Obama and Hoffa for this outburst of kindness and goodwill? I think so.