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Unformatted text preview: resulted in increased numbers of lawyers. There is not a whole lot employers can do about this besides trying to lobby for increased immigration or increased training opportunities. Political activities is the third weapon and refers to getting people elected who will be in favor of a union. Again, the union can counter this by doing the same thing and engaging in political activities themselves. The last weapon is a consumer boycott. This is when the union tries to tell consumers to buy union approved goods and shun union demonized goods. Extremes of union power exist in construction craftsmen unions like carpenters since they can just move and also utility companies like electric companies since they still get money when workers strike....
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course ARE 150 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08