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The industrial trends in recent decades have been investigative as organizers pull strategy from a new arsenal to increase union membership. Federal Laws Federal laws such as the National Labor Relations Act and the Taft-Hartley Act protect the interests of both union and nonunion employees and impose certain obligations and restrictions on employers as well as labor unions.
As of Februaryemployers were under no obligation to post information in the workplace that gives employees information on how to form a union.
Occupational Shift Labor representation of garment workers, construction and transportation industry employees, and workers employed in production and manufacturing jobs was common in the early to midth century and even into the 21st century.
However, many labor unions have begun to shift their focus to more occupations.
Employees in academia, library services and training, and protective services are among the highest percent of unionized jobs at approximately 35 percent for each category, according to the U. Most registered nurses are in education-related unionized jobs; more than 40 percent of nurses who work in a school setting are union members and more than 18 percent of RNs work for hospitals, according to the U.
Corporate Campaigning Corporate campaigns are a newly developed strategy that many labor unions deploy to compel employers to accept the fact that the workforce should be unionized. In traditional union campaigns, union organizers convene small-group meetings with interested employees to convince them that if they were union workers, they would stand to gain better wages, benefits and improved working conditions.
However, corporate campaigning is a type of strategy that focuses less on the individual employee and more on the corporate employer.
The goal of corporate campaigning is to shame the employer into believing the only option for stopping the business-reputation-damaging union organizing is to acquiesce.
Declining Membership Despite new and advanced methods to increasing union membership, it has declined overall in the private sector. Inabout 6.
Bureau of Labor Statistics January news release. In contrast, union representation of public-sector employees is nearly 40 percent, according to the bureau.Five Meta-Trends That Are Changing Our World *.
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2. IR during Post-Independence. 1.
IR During Pre-Independence: The structure of the colonial economy, the labour policies of colonial government, the ideological composition of the political leadership, the dynamics of political struggle for independence, all these shaped the colonial model of industrial relations in pre-independent India”.
Trends in industrial relations The first chapter provides a detailed and exhaustive resume of the history and growth of industrial relations in India. The next analyses the kaleidoscopic. India - Demographic trends: India’s population is young.
Its birth and death rates are both near the global average. More than half the population is under age 30 and less than one-fourth is age 45 or older. Life expectancy is about 68 for men and 70 for women.
A population explosion in India commenced following the great influenza epidemic of –