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wages, benefits, and work practices that affect both unionized andnon-unionized workers. Last point is that if the union keep declining like this, the workersbecome less united. The workers lose the strength in numbers. Andthe union will be lack of money for operation, it always takes moneyto run an organization, such as a church, a club, or a union. Uniondues pay for contract negotiation expenses, office and supportservices,legalservices,unionnewslettersandothercommunications, training for stewards and members andorganizing. The decline in union membership makes it more difficultto improve wages and working conditions; non participation makesthe union less effective, they will have less money to catch up thepace of the companies. Without enough money for development,the union become weak and the workers lose the power what theyused to possess —when workers stick together they have morebargaining power than they do as scattered individuals.ConclusionNot being able to adapt to the modern workplace, the globalizationwhich make foreign labor has attracted whole industry out of the USand poor public image as being bloated, inefficient and oftendownright corrupt contribute today’s union membership ratedecline. While this decline brings good things as well as the badones to us. The pros to the decline of the union member is that itcan promote workplace cooperation and collaboration and a betterrelationship between employees and employers. And in this way itwould be easier for the employer to discipline, terminate andpromote employees, which is the union’s power to determinedisciplinary actions, including termination, and this may beinfluenced by the union’s own preference. What’s more, theoutsource its labor and reduce the number of new hire employeeswill less happen since the wages and other associated costs will notbeing boosted to unreasonably high levels. As for the cons to thedecline is that the employers will be the only one who are in charge.They may change their employees’ pay and working conditions aslong as they do not violate certain laws, like the minimum wage.And the non-union workers will be affected as well, as there will beno organization to supervise the union company’s wage level as wellas make the non-union workplace have a normal wage level to keepup with. Moreover, the workers will become less united in this trend.United we stand, divided we fall also works so well for workers.Labor unions are becoming a rare breed in this country, the result ofshifts in the U.S. economy. As James (2013) noted that the unionmovement needs to adapt to the 21st century workplace. Thatmeans replacing their one-size-fits-all collective bargaining modelwith a focus on creating value for employees and employers. A newunion movement could offer workers needed services like jobtraining, networking opportunities, and advice on managing
401(k)'s. Instead of an adversarial relationship, unions could help

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