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Unions Quotes

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Where trade unions are most firmly organized,
there are the rights of the people most respected.
- Samuel Gompers

How long before we have, not just homosexual marriage,
but homosexual unions between adult men and small boys?
- Randall Terry

I see the policy of opposing same-sex marriages or unions,
whatever you call it, as bigotry or discrimination.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

I'm prepared to fight as hard as I can against unions
entering the University on behalf of our students.
- Ruth J. Simmons

 

That's what unions do.
They can get money, they can get support,
they can get manpower.
- James P. Hoffa

Hey, I'm a former union president myself and also an
attorney that represented a lot of unions.
- Stephen F. Lynch

I have no difficulty with the recognition of civil
unions for non-traditional relationships but I believe
in law we should protect the traditional definition of marriage.
- Stephen Harper

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Teacher unions are an interest group that acts in defense of their own interests,
which means the union bosses' interests,
not the members.
- Peter Brimelow

I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the
same legal privileges that civil government affords
to traditional marriage and family life.
- Todd Akin

Public-opinion polls show that Americans split about evenly on civil unions.
But when the words "gay marriage" are presented,
they break 3-to-1 against it.
- Dick Morris

I think it is just stupid economics for a government
to approach economic management from a strand of thinking
regarding unions as enemies.
- Bob Hawke

Large corporations and unions know the power of being
big enough to bargain for better rates.
- Greg Walden

As I, as a worker, came to know them,
the aims of German trade unions were political,
and there were a number of various trade unions with varied political views.
- Fritz Sauckel

The dissolution of the trade unions was in the air then.
- Fritz Sauckel

The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption
of the government employee unions in this country.
- Newt Gingrich

Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless
passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
- Aeschylus

The unions may continue to decline, but if they do,
it'll be their fault.
- Jacques Delors

If you don't have collective agreements between unions and employers,
governments have to legislate more.
- Jacques Delors

The trade unions, far from being content with these declarations,
established international liaisons and supported every
policy based on pacification and understanding.
- Leon Jouhaux

The trade unions and the Labour Party...
failed miserably.
Instead of giving concrete support, and calling upon
workers to take industrial action,
they did nothing.
- Arthur Scargill

I think we have to be fair in saying at this point
that neither Roosevelt nor Lewis realized the peril
to which they were exposing both the unions and the country.
- John T. Flynn

Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment
contracts have less protection than in the past.
- Jacques Delors

Hence, within the space of two generations there has
been a complete revolution in the attitude of the trades-unions
toward the women working in their trades.
- Florence Kelley

Emotion is the surest arbiter of a poetic choice,
and it is the priest of all supreme unions in the mind.
- Max Eastman

The reason that the unions and the other stakeholders
have not cut a deal with the automakers is because
they believe the federal government is going to bail them out.
- Timothy Pawlenty

I respect the state workers and I respect their unions,
but we simply can't afford to pay benefits and pensions
that are out of line with economic reality.
- Andrew Cuomo

What until then seemed impossible to achieve has become a fact of life.
We have won the right to association in trade unions
independent from the authorities,
founded and shaped by the working people themselves.
- Lech Walesa

It is true that they paid much more attention to the
trade unions because the trade unions were after all
speaking for the rights and conditions of working men
and women in their employment.
- Barbara Castle

The unions still have a job to do, representing their
members' interests to governments and parliaments.
And I think collective agreements still have a role,
alongside markets and laws.
- Jacques Delors

I think actually what I'm going to do when I'm done
and take my next vacation,
is I'm going to go over and start unions in Japan.
I'm going to unionize Japan.
Because the way they work those crews is so criminal.
There's no overtime, so they can just keep going.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

The Communists were interested in getting into key
positions as union officers,
statisticians, economists, etc., in order to utilize
the apparatus of the unions to promote the cause of revolution.
- John T. Flynn

Several unions have agreed to larger employee contributions for their members.
Taxpayers are living with cuts and making sacrifices
to deal with the reality of California's budget crisis,
state workers are going to have to do the same.
- Jerry Brown

The unions and the auto companies have been unable
to put a deal together that fundamentally restructures the industry.
It needs to get done.
The only way it's really going to get done is in bankruptcy court.
They should have done it six months ago they should do it now.
- Timothy Pawlenty

The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws,
but the truth is many private and public sector workers
are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment,
yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money.
- Linda Chavez

This constitution recognises the need for social dialogue
involving labour and management;
it involves trade unions in the decision-making process;
it has a social vision founded on social dialogue.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

I contend the state ought to do its thing and provide
legal rights for all couples who want to be joined together for life.
The church should bless unions that it sees fit to bless,
and they should be called marriages.
- Tony Campolo

Everything is produced by the workers,
and the minute they try to get something by their unions
they meet all the opposition that can be mustered by
those who now get what they produce.
- Harry Bridges

I believe that the fact and the reality of homosexuality
and heterosexuality and of opposite and same-gender
unions should be taught in our public schools without
a value judgement system also being offered.
- Ed Case

At first everyone predicted that it would be impossible
to hold these divergent people together,
but aside from the skilled men, some of whom belonged to craft unions,
comparatively few went back to the mills.
And as a whole, the strike was conducted with little violence.
- Ray Stannard Baker

For most of the 20th century, we didn't just enjoy
economic success in Michigan,
we defined it.
Our innovators and entrepreneurs created the world's
most productive companies,
and our unions made sure that productivity led to broad middle class prosperity.
- Jennifer M. Granholm

This conviction brought me, in the summer of 1978,
to the Free Trade Unions - formed by a group of courageous
and dedicated people who came out in the defense of
the workers' rights and dignity.
- Lech Walesa

Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles,
but by producing them.
They don't live by trade, but by work.
Give up that foolish and vain title of Trades Unions;
and take that of laborers Unions.
- John Ruskin

We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions,
and bigger state-run corporations.
It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of
punitive taxes and regulations.
The rewards of success will be expropriated for the
sake of attaining greater income equality.
- Arthur C. Brooks

But the question is to find and rear leaders that are
really one with the masses.
This can only be accomplished by the masses,
the political parties and the Trade Unions,
by means of the most severe struggle,
also inwardly.
- Herman Gorter

Many people do not realize that where unions have bargaining
rights employers cannot raise wages or improve benefit
plans any more than they can reduce them without of
the consent of the union.
- Charles E. Wilson

I would not go so far as to say that the French trade
unions attached greater importance to the struggle
for peace than the others did;
but they certainly seemed to take it more to heart.
- Leon Jouhaux

Now, I learned soon enough, that among the three,
two don't trust the third one - the third one is the government.
Both industry and unions feel the government is a talking
organization and a spending organization.
- Shimon Peres

Form follows function - that has been misunderstood.
Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The meaning of our self is not to be found
in its separateness from God and others,
but in the ceaseless realization of yoga, of union.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Society is the union of men and not the men themselves.
- Charles de Secondat

Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
- Juvenal

Fraternity without absorption, union without fusion.
- Wilfrid Laurier

The intense happiness of our union is derived in a
high degree from the perfect freedom with which we
each follow and declare our own impressions.
- George Eliot

Nevada's one of the most conservative states in the Union,
but you can do what you want in Vegas and nobody judges you.
- Drew Carey

The AFL-CIO is a structure that divides workers' strength
by allowing each union to organize in any industry,
then bargain on its own, even when workers share a common employer.
- Andy Stern

Let me first state that I believe that marriage is
a sacred union between one man and one woman.
- Judy Biggert

Without the power of the Industrial Union behind it,
Democracy can only enter the State as the victim enters
the gullet of the Serpent.
- James Connolly

All revolutions are spiritual at the source.
All my activities have the sole purpose of achieving a union of hearts.
- Vinoba Bhave

The Soviet Union did not achieve victory over the West,
so was my information inadequate to help them to victory,
or did it play no particular role in their failure to achieve victory?
- Aldrich Ames

To denigrate the union movement in this way is to denigrate
the right and the ability of people who are not rich
to organize and to accomplish things together.
- Warren Beatty

The heart of the People, North and South,
is for the Union.
- Edward Everett

Membership of the United Nations gives every member
the right to make a fool of himself,
and that is a right of which the Soviet Union in this
case has taken full advantage.
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

The Soviet Union has indeed been our greatest menace,
not so much because of what it has done,
but because of the excuses it has provided us for our failures.
- J. William Fulbright

The Union, which can alone insure internal peace,
and external security to each State,
Must and Shall be Preserved,
cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood.
- George B. McClellan

We don't want protectionism at the heart of the European Union.
- Guy Verhofstadt

The US and the European Union needs to help in the
translation of the demand for democracy into a political will.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

When Jefferson and the Republicans rallied to the Union
and to the existing Federalist organization,
the fabric of traditional American democracy was almost completely woven.
- Herbert Croly

So seven new countries, three of them formerly part of the Soviet Union,
and the others part of the Warsaw Pact,
will become full members of NATO next year.
- Lord Robertson

I did Our Daily Bread for King and that made me popular in the Soviet Union;
King was amused by that.
- Karen Morley

People drain me, even the closest of friends,
and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.
- Margaret Cho

Alliance - in international politics,
the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply
inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
- Ambrose Bierce


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