Business: Organized Labor's New Recruits

White collars start to join the blue ones in union ranks 11 my life I've been antiunion. I always felt professionals could look after themselves. But with today's economic and social problems, organizing is the best way to protect what we have." So says Joe Williford, 43, a senior contract administrator with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARIA). Williford became a union man this summer after MARIA asked its employees to surrender part of their scheduled cost-of-living raises because a delay in fare increases had led to a budget squeeze. Bus drivers...

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