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Old 01-22-2018, 10:51 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Who are they being pushed out by.
Business owners who use cheaper labor.
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Old 01-22-2018, 10:52 PM
 
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In a lot of cases and areas less than 15 years ago.
Most construction workers are union members now.
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Old 01-22-2018, 10:52 PM
 
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Who are they being pushed out by.
By illegals. Your Abbot and Costello who's on first routine gets old.
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Old 01-22-2018, 10:53 PM
 
Location: Houston
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When I was a kid teenagers mowed yards.
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Old 01-22-2018, 10:54 PM
 
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Who would do the landscaping and cut the grass?
Teenagers and the neighbor down the street
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Old 01-22-2018, 10:54 PM
 
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Most construction workers are union members now.
That seems dubious and irrelevant.
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Old 01-22-2018, 10:58 PM
 
Location: Jewel Lake (Sagle) Idaho
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Most construction workers are union members now.
Link please. Unions represent only 6.5% of private sector employees.

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/union2.nr0.htm
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Old 01-22-2018, 10:59 PM
 
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That seems dubious and irrelevant.
Look it up
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Old 01-22-2018, 10:59 PM
 
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Look it up
You look it up. You made the claim.
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Old 01-22-2018, 11:04 PM
 
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Link please. Unions represent only 6.5% of private sector employees.

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/union2.nr0.htm
I suggest you look up LIUNA who represents the public sector
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