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“History is a great teacher. Now everyone knows that the labor movement did not diminish the strength of the nation but enlarged it. By raising the living standards of millions, labor miraculously created a market for industry and lifted the whole nation to undreamed of levels of production. Those who attack labor forget these simple…
Only a fool would try to deprive working men and working women of their right to join the union of their choice.
Our labor unions are not narrow, self-seeking groups. They have raised wages, shortened hours, and provided supplemental benefits. Through collective bargaining and grievance procedures, they have brought justice and democracy to the shop floor.
It is one of the characteristics of a free and democratic nation that it have free and independent labor unions.
The role of a labor union is to ensure that the balance is not tipped in favor of the employer when employees do not receive wages and benefits commensurate with their contribution.
The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindreds.