Unions Fucking Us All Up By Requiring Actual Pay For Work

A letter in today’s paper, about how unions are “handcuffing” us, because they won’t let cities replace paid people with volunteers. This pretty much sums up the anti-union argument, doesn’t it?
Letters to the Editor – San Jose Mercury News,

Union rules handcuff library volunteers
[A person’s] attacking of volunteers …(Letters, May 28) does not surprise me, but her lack of candor does. As business agent for San Jose’s largest public service employee union, she had a vested interest in keeping librarians employed. She should have disclosed this. … While libraries have “friends” groups, members are relegated to tasks not performed by union employees because of union rules. Take restrictions off library volunteers and they may flourish, …

Oh, and they’re also fucking us all up by getting pensions and health care. In a free market no one should get pay, pensions and health care! Then we can all prosper. Or something.