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Give three reasons why a government might seek to limit the power of a union (workers' union)?

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I can think of a few reasons why the government might seek to limit the power of a union.
1. There are many services that are considered to be essential for the daily functioning of society. Things like transportation, hospital services, and education are generally deemed to be essential and also generally consist of unionized staff. Often at times when there is a standoff between the union and management, the government will assign a mediator to aid in ...

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