PRESENTED BY:- AKSHAY SHUKLA CHIRAG GARG BBA(A) 4th sem
CONCEPT OF TRADE UNIONTrade union is:- It is a association of wage earners or employees; Whose principle purpose is to regulate the relations between workers and employers; whose leader is elected for the interests of the employees within the workplace; and recognized for collective bargaining.
Protective Functions- These functions include protecting the worker’s interests. Bargain on issues like hike in wages, providing more benefits or job security etc.• Fraternal functions- These functions include providing financial and non- financial assistance to workers during the periods of strikes and lockouts. Issues like medical facilities during slackness, provision of education, recreational and housing facilities, provision of social and religious benefits, etc.
Political Functions-These functions include affiliating the union to a political party,Helping the political party in collecting donations,Seeking the help of political parties during the periods of strikes and lock-outs.• Social functions-These functions include carrying out social activities, discharging social responsibilities through various sections of the society like educating the customers etc.
Craft of skills union : To represent skilled workers. Industrial unions : To represent the members of one particular industry. General unions : Unions which recruit workers from all types of industries and with any level or range of skills e.g. – the Manufacturing Science and Finance Union. White-collar unions : Represent office workers.