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Reich on Why Right-to-Work Legislation is Anti-Labor: ‘As Labor Unions Have Declined, Wages Have Declined in Tandem’
“Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer and Robert Reich, former U.S. labor secretary and professor at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, analyze why Michigan’s right-to-work law is bad for the economy and the middle class. “As labor unions have declined, workers have had less power, and — significantly — the median wage has declined in tandem. In fact, over the last 30 years, most workers have seen no increase in their wages at all,” says Reich.