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Trade unionism

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Trade unionism

  1. 1. PRESENTED BY:- AKSHAY SHUKLA CHIRAG GARG BBA(A) 4th sem
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Functions Of Trade Union
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. OBJECTIVES OF TRADE UNION
  7. 7.  Wages and salaries Working conditions Discipline Employee-employer relations welfare Safeguarding organizational health
  8. 8. KINDS OF TRADE UNION
  9. 9.  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.
  10. 10. PROBLEMS OF TRADE UNION
  11. 11.  Trade union leadership Multiplicity of unions Absence of paid office bearer Finance Lack of interest Uneven growth Illiteracy
  12. 12. MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN TRADE UNION
  13. 13.  United labour front Internal leadership Membership fees

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