Will workers pay the price for Obama playing favorites?
President visits unionized plants
- Duration 7:16
- Date Feb 18, 2012
President visits unionized plants
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Hello everyone I'm Charles -- -- for Neil Cavuto.
President Obama making a couple of workplace business this week at unionized plants now -- -- -- that -- locking yesterday.
At Boeing in Washington and someone here saying.
He's playing favorites and all workers may end up paying the price dimension -- McDowell analyst since the end Charlie Gasparino vegan.
The -- I think the -- lock thing was kind of nice except it was a hundred jobs and it was odd place -- -- -- victory lap a hundred jobs in this environment.
At the same time you have a caterpillar that is adding -- 14100 jobs and a right to work state like George possibly nonunion jobs will have to wait and see about that.
But many people many Democrats will tell you that the only kind of good job.
Is a union job and certainly the Democrats in election year.
Need the cash and the clout of unions need more union jobs in the private sector in this country in order to.
Fun those campaigns that now on -- years to come yeah.
I'll bet -- the president wants to be a cheerleader for job that's great but only union shops what's wrong what other American workers.
Well -- the thing is union jobs are jobs.
-- -- go directly to the Democrat parties so of course you gonna like you and unions by the -- a great things I remember thank you unions thank -- private -- unions I love I love being -- I love being in my unions.
But I have to say it's very hard -- -- we're not in the unions as we union -- sort of soak up all the money as not much left there.
No bail and I -- I could tell you as a son of the union construction worker thank god.
-- -- unions and I have no what the president doing here is is right on the money.
You and -- let's delineate -- private sector unions from public sector unions why do people the private sector unionized so guess what.
Working conditions -- And they fought back and let alone nothing wrong with what he's doing here this should be applauded and utterly I think it serves are crazy don't after months.
On a private -- -- -- the -- union people blue collar people ball -- -- Looking to my server doesn't irons well -- let -- there have been in -- -- union I didn't like it last hired first fired.
You basically tamp down talented people in many insight that you don't but he can't get rid of get everybody to get rid of well you can't get rid of people who have -- there longer.
Who are not the doing this I remember when mark retired does it hurt to rehab it would think you're right -- -- if if the union workers are siphoning money away -- -- company that might advocate the.
Remotes which don't private sector -- they are in a pact with the company they know.
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Well I got completely I disagree with the premise of what you're saying Charles and by the way Charlie guests Reno my name's Adam Lashinsky -- I think that -- -- -- to speak here this that we got a solid and well on this one but I think -- -- our ally.
Well that's right I have strike -- wild man there's no better idea -- happened to.
I happen to agree -- what Charlie was saying but nobody is really address the question that you're trying to get us to discuss Charles which is.
Is the president's obvious pro union stands.
Bad to the economy's bad for the jobs and and for jobs and the answers no I mean I think we're overlooking the -- we haven't stated the fact.
That jobs growth while not as good as we would like to be.
Is vastly improved unemployment is ticking down and I think we should be on an -- the president over celebrating.
Any jobs -- -- and I don't know why don't you just aren't so why just from a purely political standpoint if any Republican thinks they're gonna win.
Without blue collar union states like in the -- Ohio.
They are at their mind give a violation of -- -- by the same token bad I I don't know about these superlatives and Adams darting out.
Vastly improved -- that these union -- -- the way I would disagree have you say that I didn't want for this country Ben.
It's the right to -- -- it and you brought it up.
Hundreds of the massive part 14100.
Jobs in Georgia I I don't think that wherever job creation -- -- -- that celebrated union or nonunion.
Well it's a very simple thing union jobs pay more.
And -- nonunion regular jobs pay less so employers are looking for jobs and pay less.
That's a far in -- -- building plants -- -- -- have to pay less so it's it's that's -- but I think that there's an extremely obvious connection here the Democrats get money from the union right and so Obama raises the unions it's so complicated here.
Can't pay -- you're gonna be stopping him deficit hit you finally stop right away because the more union jobs are all so Richard you're gonna don't -- -- don't know.
Like Charlie let me answer to this question that -- -- hit you with this bottom line.
Jobs if the NLRB and the president really go through this -- and they really make corporation private corporations.
Forced unionization right -- back create -- -- up we don't is that like a real -- of course not I mean -- I'm not sit here saying.
That extortion very tactics on the part of public private unions Republican he's a good thing for the -- it's not obviously Norman -- unions out -- realize during a negotiation.
I guess what if you if you -- the company over the coals you gonna lose jobs that's just the body to put companies out of back.
And I actually I don't here's the one thing don't tell me that private sector unions have been after his country.
This country was built on the back of people in private sector unions and I will tell you this whether it's Rick Santorum -- We had more or is it.
It will on the -- they won't be going in front -- right -- that every day all day of prosperity in this country the eighties into the ninety's with decline.
In union members are absolutely about the good and dramatic decline I don't feel -- -- Apologize again and all that -- I'm gonna bring him back in on that note Adam.
-- unions are so fantastic why have they been.
Rejected by the free markets.
But what you're you're you're confusing -- that we did to what -- -- just said you're twisting the facts we had a decline in industrial jobs.
In the United States for some obvious reasons as we moved away from.
Being an industrial economy so you're going to see a decline.
In industrial union jobs and by the way Charlie I mean -- public sector unions have done a good job for -- -- employees -- -- They really did get they had to the -- right like easy.
Probably isn't Giffords -- -- did you realize that -- -- -- -- -- it this way when you're a private sector union you do have skin in the game.
As the people -- GM -- you -- that company over the coals you're gonna go into bankruptcy if you're a public sector -- You have the Thanksgiving game yeah they cut deals with the guy -- know because they're not.
I think I would sit there and -- There that's citizen auto contract that -- and learned a lot to do let me just minutes that's really quickly -- -- Big auto worker -- unions don't know that would GM and Chrysler does jobs.
Many of them right where stayed because of our government but that's I did not that they -- -- -- -- of what I'm writing acting unions would which built this country okay guys really were right there now it's.