Re: Technical Writing Union
I must admit, I find this anti-union sentiment from across the waterI think it has more to do with people who have had little contact with unions, view themselves as professionals, have a pro-business attitude, or all three.
fascinating. Is there any historical reason for this with respect to
I've belonged to several unions, and been a grievance steward and Chief Steward, and I would seriously consider joining a tech-writer's union if one existed. Unions are far from perfect, but, in my experience, even a bad union (such as a big, international one in which locals have little control) is often preferable to not having one at all. In fact, I've often thought that high-tech workers in general might benefit from a union, given the expectations of unpaid over-time and the like.
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