The recent UAW-GM workers strike is an example of how impactful it can be to contract negotiations when workers unite together in solidarity.
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Chicago Teachers Union reached a deal on a new contract addressing working conditions and social justice in Chicago Public Schools after an 11-day strike.
Solidarity is the essence of unions. When unions unite, their campaigns have more strength to make greater impacts, as demonstrated by these partnerships.
Unions push employers to create more diverse and inclusive workplaces and build a workforce that more closely represents the communities workers come from.
Because of their high levels of political engagement, union members can mobilize voters and drive an increase in voter turnout in the 2020 elections.
The final step in the unionization process is negotiating a collective bargaining agreement that prioritizes the rights of the workers.
Once a union election is held, workers must secure official recognition through NLRB certification to move forward with first contract negotiations.
A crucial step on the path to unionizing is winning the union election. This could mean battling an employer’s anti-union campaign to secure a majority.
A successful union drive is a key step in the process of organizing because it signals that the workers want a union.
There are five key steps to establishing a union in the workplace. The first is to build up a majority support from employees for organizing.