6 Tips for Employers When Workforce Wants to Form a Labour Union

By Diego Ames - 2016-07-18

According to the Government of Canada, approximately one-third of all Canadian workers are covered by a labour union. Whether it's in the public or private sector, there is a growing movement, or at least rising support, for more workforces to unionize in the face of globalization, outsourcing and tepid wage growth.

The intentions may be good at first, but for company owners this would hurt their business models. With constant threats of strikes, wages above the market rate and many other benefits that unions may attempt to squeeze out of enterprises, employers could have a lot on their hands, particularly if they can't afford the demands being made by the labour union.

Whatever the case, an employer should know one thing: they can never ...

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