Even Conservative Millennials Support Unions

Source: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig, New Republic, May 1, 2015

….The Pew Research Center on Monday released a report detailing the American public’s outlook on labor unions. There were a few surprises. First, young people of both parties are more amenable to labor unions than their older peers. Fifty-five percent of people between 18 and 29 view unions favorably, while only 29 percent view them unfavorably. Younger self-identified Republicans are evenly split on labor: 45 percent of them 18 to 34 view unions positively, and 44 percent negatively. Move up to the 35-to-49 Republican age bracket, and a mere 31 percent view unions favorably against 51 percent who view them unfavorably…..