Summary of this article by op-ed columnist Harold Meyerson from The Washington Post: This economic recovery is different than any of it’s predecessors simply because at this point in time almost the entire private-sector workforce is non-union. That’s a whopping 93.1% according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest since some time in the 19th century. Without unions, workers are dependent on managment’s willingness to share the increase in revenue with them. However, according to Meyerson, “no such willingness exists.”

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