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    Default Yesterday's billionaire: 'I am a union man'

    Shows you just how much things have changed!
    Back before America's billionaires were seized with collective sociopathology, the world's richest private citizen understood high pay meant more buying power -- and that was good for the country.

    His name was J. Paul Getty, and in a June 1958 TRUE Magazine article he defended the labor movement. His comments are a sad reminder that the U.S. standard of living was once to be envied:

    High pay and good working conditions mean more buying power and more production. As buying power increases so do sales and profits. We pride ourselves on the level of American standard of living. We boast that the majority of Americans have decent homes, cars, radios, television sets and all the rest. This would hardly be possible if the great mass of workers wasn’t well -- even highly -- paid. ‘Excessive” labor cost is a handy excuse to cover up inept management’s inability to meet competition.
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    Default Re: Yesterday's billionaire: 'I am a union man'

    No truer words have ever been spoken. We see this every day at my employer. Inept management is the cause more often than not.
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    Default Re: Yesterday's billionaire: 'I am a union man'

    Great Story , maybe you should forward the article to the Gov. of South Carolina and the Koch Brothers
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    Default Re: Yesterday's billionaire: 'I am a union man'

    Quote Originally Posted by UNION 282 View Post
    Great Story , maybe you should forward the article to the Gov. of South Carolina and the Koch Brothers
    and to Gov. Scott Walker and Gov. John Kasich etc, etc....

 

 

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