Explaining Budget Battles
ECONOMICS, LABOR & BUSINESS
Piore notes that high wages are no longer managers' principal objection to unions. Indeed, many are willing to pay even more to avoid unioniza- tion and the attendant rigid job categories.
American labor unions, Piore believes, must adapt to survive. Other- wise, corporations seeking to expand and revitalize their mass produc- tion operations will be forced to relocate their plants overseas. And if, as seems more likely, small domestic markets become c...