...and the thuggery that always seems to follow them. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/repo...on-alleging-unlawful-thuggery/article1484049/ And yet we have people who want folks like this to have more power and influence? That's crazy talk. There was a time when unions helped to prevent true workplace abuse, child labor, etc. Those times are over. Now, they exist to support class envy. Many unions see their purpose as promoting discontent and a covetous attitude among workers. And unfortunately, there are significant numbers that serve as fronts for unethical behavior and outright intimidation.