How We See It: College Athletes Should Not Be Unionized

Posted: April 10, 2014 at 6 a.m.

Unions are desperate to boost declining membership. Through 2013, only 11.3 percent of wage and salary workers belonged to unions. Growing publicsector membership is the only reason the fi gure is that high — 35.3 percent of government employees belong to a union, while just 6.7 percent of privatesector workers are union members. Where can unions go to organize new members? Where left-leaning thought and indoctrination rule the day: college campuses.

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