Policy Forum

Union Influence on Public Policy

July 28, 2010 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

1st floor/Wintergarden

Featuring John Fund, Political Columnist, Wall Street Journal; Armand Thieblot, President, A. J. Thieblot & Son/​NCSDO; John Samples, Director of the Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute; moderated by Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

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Although private sector unions have been in decline for decades, public sector unions have been on the rise. Both private and public unions have undue political influence and use that power to seek privileges at the expense of consumers and taxpayers. Are unions good for America?