Also, conquer the threat of mechanization, automation, computerization, robotics and improved work methods and everybody will be rich, and nobody will need to worry about a job.
Don't make a career out of what should be a temporary job. I worked on an assembly line -- for one summer. Successful people don't try to land a job-for-life with a pension, especially not doing something a robot can do.
Everyone can move on to something better, more challenging. In that aspect, unions are just another form of entitlement, locking people into the trough mentality where they just stand around waiting for the next feeding time rather than looking for a way to find that better thing.
They have pretty well doomed the auto industry to a perpetual government bailout cycle. They killed steel. Whether you have a college degree or not, whether you work in an office or a factory, the one thing you should never give up is your mobility to move to a better job. That is a cost no worker, company, or society can bear.