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Labor and Unions Labor is per of macroeconomics, or the branch of economics that deal with the economy as a whole Our civilian labor force is when the men and women 16 years old over who are either working or actively looking for a job The majority of American workers do not belong to any sort of union, but unions historically have played a significant role in developing wages and working hours for laborers Most employers/businesses do not really like unions because of past conflicts and disagreements Types of Union Arrangements Closed shops This is the most restrictive arrangement in which the employer agrees to hire only union members This gives a ton of power to the union. By accepting members, they pretty much decide who is employed by the company Union Shops This is where workers do not have to belong to a union to be hired, but they just join soon after and remain a member as long as they keep their job…
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  • Fall '19
  • Organizational studies and human resource management, Trade union, Right-to-work law, Union Shops, union Arrangements

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