MHR 523 Lecture Notes - Secret Ballot, Trade Union, Bargaining Unit
Labour union: an officially recognized association of employees practising a similar trade or employed in the same company or industry who have joined together to present a united front and cllective voice dealing with management. The collective agreement: a signed, written agreement between an employer & the union containing provisions outlining the terms & conditions of their employment i. e. compensation rates, seniority, expiration date, grievance procedure etc. Labour relations" strategy: overall plan for dealing with unions, which sets the time for its union-management relationship, union acceptance strategy view the union as the legitimate representative of the firm"s employees. The labour movement in canada: business unionism: the primary goal of the labour unions active in canada is to obtain economic benefits and improved treatment for their members, unions attain, job security, improved economic conditions, better working conditions. Lack of job security: unfair or biased admin of policies or practices, perceived inequities in pay, belief in unions advancement.