[TriLUG] Sort of OT Job Posting or The quasi-literate at work
gregbrown at mindspring.com
Tue Sep 14 09:35:18 EDT 2004
On Tuesday, Sep 14, 2004, at 06:21 US/Eastern, Mike M wrote:
> I don't see where unionizing will help much. Many jobs held by
> union members are now in Mexico. The 1099rs will stop unions too.
> Too many alternatives in knowledge work means low power for
> collectives. Knowledge work may become a perfect free market. Look
> to the post-deregulated trucking industry in the US for an example of a
> free market. Truckers are united by one thing at least - country
Actually the more I thought about it yesterday the more I don't think a
union will ever get a foothold in the area.
>> That's just my apocalyptic vision for the future that I hope doesn't
>> come true.
> We could ask NC tobacco, furniture, and textile workers about
> apocalyptic visions.
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