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Union Organizing

Evaluate the pros and cons of union organizing first from the perspective of the employer, and then from the perspective of the employees. Be sure to consider legal issues that were addressed in the required readings.

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//Before, writing about pros and cons of Union, Organizing from the perspective of the employer and employees, we have to first of all understand the precise meaning of the 'Union' and its purpose. This part mainly discusses about the basic philosophy underlying trade unionism i.e. strength and collective support. So, first of all, we will know about Union under the heading of Introduction, for example: //

Introduction

Union is a combination of individuals, whether temporary or permanent, primarily for the purpose of regulating the relations between the employees and employers, or between employees and employees, for imposing restrictive conditions on the conduct of any trade or business, and includes the federation of two or more trade unions. Shortly after the advent of the factory system, groups of employees began to get together to discuss their common problems like long working hours, poor working conditions, benefits and services. Basically, workers joined together on the basis of their common interest to improve themselves (Mamoria & Gankar, 2002).

The basic philosophy underlying trade unionism was that through strength and collective support, the management could be forced to listen to the workers and redress their grievances. The weapon used was that of strikes, slowdowns, walkouts, picketing, boycotts, and sabotage. Trade unions should always abide by the decisions of tripartite bodies and make a major contribution for the maintenance of industrial peace to better the industrial relations (Mamoria & Gankar, 2002).

//Above, we discussed about meaning of Union, which is combination of individuals for the main purpose of governing the relations amongst the Employees and Employers. Moving to the next part of the instructions, now we will talk about the pros and cons from the view of the Employer.//

Pros and Cons of union organizing from the view of the Employer

Pros of union organizing

Ø The trade unions discourage unfair labor practices, including negligence of duty, careless operation, damage to property, and interference with normal work.

Ø The trade unions take prompt action to implement ...

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