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Now that Alphabet employees have formed a union, is there a possibility that public accountants can now form one? I’ve been saying for years that a union would be hugely beneficial in terms of retention and morale. I know you all will think this is nuts but hash it out below!

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Go ahead, they’ll just outsource your job even faster!

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Opportunity to work more for less money?

There's a strong legal argument that professional services providers are not generally eligible for the protections that allow other workers to form a union. Nothing is stopping firms from firing you the second you talk union.

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Additionally, organize labor has to be prepared to stand on the picket line and most would not. Scabs wouldn’t even have to cross said line

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Step 1- Open a dummy CPA firm
Step 2- “Hire” CPA’s (retired or working in industry)
Step 3- Form the Union
Step 4- Have the Union perform gorilla marketing for enrollments after a busy season (guaranteed enrollments)
Step 5- Dissolve you “dummy” CPA firm

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Funny thing, last this was mentioned was by Peter Olinto during my CPA review vids.

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