Working together with employers

There are thousands of employers across America who will only hire union workers. Why? Because unions are associated with higher productivity, lower employee turnover and improved workplace communication, among other benefits. Check out these articles on how companies can make sure they’re getting union quality labor in positions throughout their company.

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The advantages of
hiring union

Negotiating with individual employees require a great deal of a company’s time. Standardized wage increases and work benefits simplify the task of managing payroll and ensures fairness.

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USING UNION WORKERS
MEAN A SAFER
WORKPLACE

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that unions are 19% less likely to have an OSHA violation than non-union job sites without negotiated safety and health protocols.

UNIONS INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY

Unionized operations see a considerable bump in overall productivity, partly because of reduced worker turnover. Union workers—well-trained, experienced and motivated—are among the most effective employees on the planet.

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UNIONS EASE WORKER / EMPLOYER COMMUNICATION

Union agreements formalize communication with workers, thus creating an effective two way street for raising issues and solving problems.

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