Most unions run training courses for their members. However, differences may arise in the process of their implementation. This is sometimes referred to as maintaining their real income income adjusted for inflation. The presence of one union only will help to have one policy, one program, one objective, one method of labour movements. Planning of industry is crucial for trade unions. There are many reasons of membership and some of which are given below: a Security of employment and protection against calamity of accident, death and secure social security cover after retirement. This attracts the attention of management to sit and discuss the problems of workers.
Thus, the victimized worker m ay be protected by the trade union. Shortcomings of Trade Unions: Trade union movement in our country suffers from the following weaknesses: 1. With trade unions these things can be reduced or eliminated. They can influence decisions that are taken as a result of collective bargaining between the union and the management 5. Safeguard the interest of employees by Encouraging firm to increase worker participation in decision making 5. The training relates mostly on employment rights, health and safety. Nationa Federation and The federation of unions.
The detective agency Pinkerton's was originally created to break up strikes by Ford workers at the Dearborn plant in Michigan, and they cheerfully broke up picket lines with shotguns, billy clubs, and anything else they saw fit, all the while protected or ignored by the police. The objectives of National Front of Tanzanian Trade Unions are; i. Trade unions negotiate with the employers to find out a solution to these differences. They form a strong force in collective bargaining. Some of the older unions offer financial help to their members when they are sick or unemployed. Objectives of Trade Union 3. Some also provide a range of benefits to their members including strike pay, sickness pay and unemployment pay.
Over the years collective bargaining has been used by trade unions all over the world to negotiate for higher wages for their members. To initiate campaigns and support those of affiliates, and fraternal organisations that complement the aims of the Federation. Meaning and Definition of Trade Union : A trade union is an association of workers formed with the object of improving the conditions of workers. To assist workers in organizing themselves in trade unions as a medium of services to the motherland irrespective of faith and political affinities. Modern labor unions exist as a collective group of workers in a specific trade or profession. Dispute can be avoided or may be solved politely 2. The Act gave a legal status to the registered trade unions and conferred on them and their members a measure of immunity from civil suits and criminal presentation.
Despite this low level of organization, labor discontent worsened as the gap widened between the wages of white-collar and those of blue-collar workers. Labour Strikes in India: There used to be various labour strikes in various places of India during the period of 1960 to 1980. All crafts and trades coming under that industry are part of the union. Immunity from Civil Suit in Certain Cases: i No suit or other legal proceeding shall be maintainable in any civil court against any registered trade union or any office bearer or member thereof in respect of any act done in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute to which a member of the trade union is a party on the ground only that such act induces some other person to break a contract of employment, or that is in interference with the trade, business or employment of some other person or with the right of some other person to dispose of his capital or of his labour as he wills. Textile mill unions, steel industry unions, mill mazdoor sangh, grini kamgar unions are some of the examples of industrial unions in India. But when you realize that in 1920 there was no medical insurance, no paid maternity leave, no paid day off for Labor Day ironically Labor Day is to celebrate the gains made for American workers, but of course the WalMart employees and many many others are still required to work on labor day no paid day off for Presidents day.
Representation: Trade unions represent individual workers when they have a problem at work. The objective is usually based on the organization's corporate objectives but, depending on the size of the organization, may relate specifically to improving the operations of a functional unit. Unions enable workers to press their claims through collective bargaining. In some countries, unions provide financial support and recreational facilities to their members Huat. Regulating the labour market is a question of power resources. Thus, the political leadership is very harmful to the trade union movement in India.
It confers legal and corporate status on registered trade unions. Workers also suffers because of their loss in salaries due to strikes 4. Objects on Which General Funds May Be Spent: The general funds of a registered trade union shall not be spent on any other objects than the payment of salaries, allowances and expenses to the office bearers of the trade unions; expenses for the administration of the trade union; the presentation or defiance of any legal proceeding to which the trade union of any member thereof is a party; the conduct of trade disputes and compensation of members for loss arising out of trade disputes; provision of education, social or religious benefits for members; upkeep of a periodical published. It includes the following i. There is usually a branch secretary who is elected by local members. The trade union movement in Malawi dates as far back as the end of the Second World War. Normally this is to help people get financial compensation for work-related injuries or to assist people who have to take their employer to court.
Unions are interested in getting a fair share of the national income diversification methods. To promote schemes and procedure for addressing grievances among members 2. If she or he presses for a wage rise or an improvement in working conditions, the employer may be able to dismiss her or him and take on someone as a replacement. To establish a social state in Tanzania. When the employees in the organization are dissatisfied from the management, they prefer to join a union so that their problems would be effectively resolved. All the above mentioned activities and services are considered normal activities of unions in the Trade Unions Act which stipulates the objectives on which general funds of the union can be spent. The hopes of workers to secure better facilities and wages from the national government were not realized.
Trade union activities are only concentrated in few states and bigger industrial centers only. Working Conditions: Trade unions with a view to safeguard the health of workers demands the management to provide all the basic facilities such as, lighting and ventilation, sanitation, rest rooms, safety equipment while discharging hazardous duties, drinking, refreshment, minimum working hours, leave and rest, holidays with pay, job satisfaction, social security benefits and other welfare measures. Objectives of Trade Union : The following are the objectives of trade union: 1 To improve the economic lot of workers by securing them better wages. Its creation was inspired by a 1988 World Health Assembly resolution requesting countries'help in combating the global health threat posed by counterfeit pharmaceuticals, and amidst growing concerns about the growing problem of fake and poorly regulated drugs in Nigeria. To establish just industrial relations. Some of the older unions offer financial help to their members when they are sick or unemployed. Some people are contacted by union representative who give them information about the union and tells them how to join 3.
In many developed countries, these functions have been assumed by the state; however, the provision of professional training, legal advice and representation for members is still an important benefit of trade union membership. The purpose of this is to prevent an increase in the supply of labor. Okolie Introduction It is a well known fact that the growth and development of any nation depends on the structures it has carved out for itself. A union may argue that the workers it represents should receive a pay rise to keep their pay in line with similar workers. When we opposed it, they misbehaved with us and suspended the worker that led to violence. The restriction of labor supply is another very common way that trade unions use in achieving their objectives. Thus, the victimised worker may be protected by the trade union.