RE: Technical Writing Union

Subject: RE: Technical Writing Union
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 11:28:55 -0500

I think this sentiment is due, in part, to the perception here in the US
that unions are associated with organized crime, and with illegal activities
on the part of members. For instance, when most Americans think of union
members on strike, I 'd wager they think of violence and death-threats
directed against those who "cross the picket-line." I don't know how
accurate this perception is, but I think the perception exists. I gather
this is not the case in the UK?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: pkingston -at- nomadsoft -dot- co -dot- uk [SMTP:pkingston -at- nomadsoft -dot- co -dot- uk]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2001 11:17 AM
> Subject: Re: Technical Writing Union
> I must admit, I find this anti-union sentiment from across the water
> fascinating. Is there any historical reason for this with respect to
> Technical Communications?
> Kind regards,
> Peter Kingston

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