LAUREN SIMONETTI (FOX Organization CORRESPONDENT): So, there is been this push, you know, specifically in these big organizations like Amazon and Starbucks, for staff to unionize. Why is this happening? They’re paid perfectly. It is going on since of a few points. This is my belief, Stuart. You have a pretty tight occupation marketplace, so you have vocal staff, they couldn’t do the job from dwelling when a good deal of other persons did, they labored by COVID, they just want a lot more.
And there’s a large amount of anger out there, and I’m heading to give you one particular quantity that could explain that element of the equation in this article. Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, his complete compensation very last 12 months topped $212 million. So, if you review that pay back to the normal employee, it’s 1-to-6,500. So there’s a lot of anger that, “Hey, we are performing every thing for your corporation, and we just want more, we want a more substantial piece of the pie, we want extra illustration.”
STUART VARNEY (HOST): It is really not anger, Lauren. It is really jealousy —
SIMONETTI: What is it?
VARNEY: Jealousy, that is what it is. I’ve noticed it right before. I grew up in a jealous region — England — normally worried about how a great deal they are building up there, and how substantially we’re not building down listed here. That’s what you get in a socialist modern society.
SIMONETTI: So, then you wouldn’t want to unionize. You would want, you know, to make every little thing possible for you to function tough and get to exactly where you want to be, and not have a union get in the way.
VARNEY: Which is not the way they see it, of course, but there you go.