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White Collar Employees & Unions

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There are some rather formidable grounds for pessimism about unionization in the years ahead. One reason involves the composition of union membership.

Consider the composition of union membership and respond to the following:

• Why has the white-collar world been relatively unreceptive unionization while the blue-collar world has been more receptive?

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The white-collar world has been relatively unreceptive to unionization while the blue-collar world has been more receptive in part due to the differences in perspectives of their social status. White-collar workers "view themselves as having higher status than blue-collar workers" (Lipset & Katchanovski, 2001). This feeling of being above those who organize in unions is ...

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This solution discusses why the white-collar world has been relatively unreceptive to unionization while the blue-collar world has been more receptive. Includes APA formatted reference.

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1. Why has union membership in the United States declined in the blue-collar sector?
2. In the 1960s and 1970s, what were some of the reasons for the growth of unionization in the public sector? Choose at least three and discuss.
3. What is the current status of the labor movement? Make sure to include your viewpoint
4. Why are white-collar workers less likely to join a union? Explain at least five reasons.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. .( MUST BE APA FORMATTED) APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing, and listing of sources are to be followed.

Sloane, A. A., & Witney, F. (2010). Labor relations (13th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

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