Workers Organizing at McLean Hospital Face Staunch Resistance

The Boston Globe cites Research Fellow Sean Higgins on union membership:

Given that only 6 percent of the private-sector workforce is organized, many employers bring in outside counsel because they don’t know their rights or how the law works, said Sean Higgins, a research fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free-market think tank that supports workers’ rights to choose if they want to join a union. “Most employers don’t want to have their workforce organized because it drives up their labor costs,” he said.

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