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Should Legislative Aides Unionize?
March 22, 2022 // The constituents who were not being served by their Washington State Democratic lawmakers while the staff staged a work stoppage paid a price even before unionization could take effect at the state capitol. Imagine if a strike lasted more than a day or two, while legislative staffers carried out a union’s bidding rather than the work they were hired to do by the elected official and the American voter. And therein lies another issue entirely: Unions do not answer to the voters.