We Are much better off with a union than without. But our union has to learn from our past and create new ways of fighting back. We've been under attack for 30 years and our standard of living is being lowered in multiple ways.
At times like this when so many lives are being disrupted and so many of our brothers and sisters are out of work, the status quo is not enough. It's not just the legitimacy of the politicians that is being questioned. Members are waiting for the union leadership to organize them and fight back creatively. If we wait for federal or local governments or contractors to save us we've lost the battle already.