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Employment Relation thru Unionism

Identify the methods through which employees are involved with the employment relations process. Do employees have a legitimate say in the organization's decisions, or have employers simply manipulated employees into believing they have a say? Please use your personal voice and include some examples.

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Employees will always be ignored by the management if they are fragmented, meaning, with no single voice. In order to compel management to give them a voice in the decision-making and policy-making processes they must bind themselves together into a unionized employee organization where the existence of which should not be contrary to existing laws, rules, and regulations.

Unless unionized, the employees will always be ignored by the management. UFCW (2011) asserted that "when workers stick together as a union, they have bargaining power and a collective voice that they simply do not have when they are not unionized. Being a member of a union not only gives you a better position to get better wages, benefits and working conditions, you also get job security".

An organization borne out of consultation and transparency will be an organization where there is mutual trust and conviction to fulfill the organization's vision and mission.

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The solution describes how employees can be involved with the employment relations process. It mentions the advantages of forming a labor union. Employees will always be ignored by the management if they are fragmented, meaning, with no single voice. In order to compel management to give them a voice in the decision-making and policy-making processes they must bind themselves together into a unionized employee organization where the existence of which should not be contrary to existing laws, rules, and regulations.

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