Wage Resistance

Wage Resistance

Opposition to reductions in wages or salaries. Employees apply wage resistance out of self-interest. Employers often try to avoid cuts, whether for personal or practical reasons. Wage resistance comes to the forefront in union negotiations or when a company is facing losses or lower profits.
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If only complete innocence is worthy of support and advocacy, then it becomes difficult to wage resistance against mass incarceration, for instance, or state violence and racial profiling.
Was their electoral victory in 2006 a democratically-sanctioned mandate to wage resistance or broker a peace deal?