Unity and equality!!
Without the Trade Unions organising the bosses abused the working man. Working people were kept in slum housing on poverty wages while the rich creamed off all the wealth and lived in huge mansions with servants.
The Trade Unions fought for a fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work.
After the Unions came into existence the lot of the ordinary person was greatly improved.
It was a step in the right direction; a step towards equality.
The Trade Unions became too powerful and too silly. The restricted practices to protect their members went too far. Power corrupts.
What we need is a strong &Union Movement and responsibility. At this moment in time the inequality is too great.
Phil Ochs wrote about the rise of the Trade Union movement and how it represented the working people and brought fairness and prosperity. He wrote of how it betrayed the black people…
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