Vox article suggests the US approach to labor unions is dead

April 21, 2017 | by Karin Sweigart

Vox article suggests that “unionized companies in the US have added fewer jobs over time than their non-union counterparts,” in part because “unions increase labor costs for employers, who respond by hiring fewer workers.” Working from the premise that “the US approach [to labor unions] is dead and can’t be revived,” the article then goes on to suggest that states should consider having unions “run the unemployment insurance system using subsidies from the government,” and having labor unions “enforce labor laws” by allowing them “and other worker organizations to keep an eye on employers and report abuses.”