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Labor Day
Time to Rein in Public Sector Unions

Much has changed since the first observance of Labor Day more than a century ago. A union movement formed to defend blue-collar laborers now fights primarily to help white-collar workers expand government.

Published on: September 7, 2015
James Sherk is a research fellow of labor economics in the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation (heritage.org).
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