Corporate Profits and Labor Rights

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Corporate Profits and Labor Rights
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March 17, 2010
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Workers should have the rights to participate in the control mechanisms of corporations, particularly in how operations are conducted in reference to profit. Businesses are gauged as to how profitable they are in the eyes of the marketplace. Conversely, Bacon (2004) argued that “when a labor program assumes that workers should strive to raise wages and improve conditions, it's considered selfish—against the public interest” (p. 18). There is a distinct dichotomy in this perspective of corporate reality. On one hand, profitability is given ultimate position in evaluating the integrity of...
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