Unions are associations of employees joined together in the common cause of their standards of work. Unions primarily deal with the level of wages, the conditions of employment, and of particular interest the health and safety of employees. Unions are heavily regulated in most countries, but the ...

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How can I convince my co-workers to join the union?

I work in a small IT company. There are a number of changes and improvements in working conditions that I and my co-workers would like to have management make. However, my co-workers insist on ...
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Advice on mixing union and non-union workers

We have had an incident where union workers in a trade were supposedly advised by their union hall to not converse with the only non-union guy from that is from their trade on the same shift. Our HR ...
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dealing with bullying [closed]

ways to deal with bullying supervisor I have a sponsorship of an employer for Australia, I am from overseas. I started working in this Tech company for 1 year on a student visa, after this a ...
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What to do if your improvements are blocked for political reasons? [duplicate]

I'm in charge of educating our trainees. In Germany, this is formalized, it takes three years for the job they are trained in. I'm working in a large logistics company that has a lot of unionized ...
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How can I stop my union from dealing with political issues I (and others) disagree with?

My workplace is unionized and even if you don't join the union a portion of your pay is still deducted to pay for the union's role in negotiating your contract. The union recently has been getting ...
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When should you form a union? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When should one consider unionizing in the US? In the U.S., the Hostess liquidation has captured the public's attention. While many will miss 'Twinkies', others are ...
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When should one consider unionizing in the US?

When should one consider joining or perhaps even creating a trade union in the US, as opposed to taking other actions? That is, when would it do more good for the person, rather than doing him or her ...