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Human Resource Management: Union Establishment

Please help with the following problem.

You have been asked to explain to an undergraduate HR class the fundamentals of unions. Explain to them the process for establishing a union as the legal collective bargaining representative for employees. Once the union has been certified, is it perpetual (for life)?

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The process for establishing a union as the legal collective bargaining representative for employees involves several different steps:

1. Organize a committee - This committee includes a core group of individuals who are committed to organizing workers to act collectively to improve their conditions of employment. This 'organizing committee' will be responsible for determining the structure of the organization and providing leadership for a larger group of individuals who will talk with other employees in order to convince them to form a union.

2. Affiliate with state or local union - The state or local affiliate will assign a staff member to ...

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The following posting discusses collective bargaining and unions.

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