Even with such lopsided pro-management laws, big business isn't satisfied. America's employers would prefer to keep their workers' rights a well-guarded secret. Thus, the corporate outrage over the 11-inch by 17-inch poster.
Because of the strong overlap between American values and middle class values, being middle class is often assumed to be the socio-economic state of nature by American. The history of the American middle class, however, is quite different.