Contributions of Unions to the Marginalization of Workers How have unions contributed to the marginalization of workers based on their race or gender? Why? (1000-1500 words) The following paper looks at how unions have contributed to the marginalization of workers based upon race and gender; the paper also explores why such marginalization has occurred. When we examine the historical record carefully, we find that unions have historically been white bastions – white males, principally, since they were identified as the wage-earners in our society – and these groups, fearful of the competitive pressures that non-white groups represented, worked to exclude and marginalize Asians (especially Asians) and other groups that could drive down...The end:
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