Comment: These unions were using their dues for the wrong reasons.

(See in situ)

In reply to comment: I agree that membership in a (see in situ)

SteveMT's picture

These unions were using their dues for the wrong reasons.

"The dues issue came to a head after unions spent $23 million in an unsuccessful campaign to enshrine collective- bargaining rights in the state constitution with a ballot measure in November."
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-11/michigan-governor-s...

Hostess went bankrupt because of just one of their unions.
The unions are doing more harm than good these days. The times have changed, and they have have outlived their usefulness. As with anything autocratic, dictatorial, or governmental organization, the unions have become corrupt just like our unopposed government.