Wednesday, January 18, 2006

The Idiocies of Union Labor

The Journal has an article today on Ford offering "an all-expenses-paid college education" to workers to whom it is currently paying a full salary to sit around and do nothing. The amazing thing is that this is actually cheaper for Ford. The average salary is listed at $51K a year, even Harvard only costs $35K. One would think that if you worked for an industry that paid salaries for workers who produced nothing, you would already be spending all of your free time at school preparing for a more viable career. But I guess that is too much to expect.