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How (and Why) Unions Are Organizing STEM Industry Companies

By UnionProof

If ever there was an industry ripe for unionization, it’s STEM. It’s an industry that has become notable for its lack of workforce diversity and unwelcoming organizational cultures. Silicon Valley remains the “poster child” of the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) industry, and despite public attention and demands for increased diversity, businesses like Facebook and Google […]

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How Millennials Are Reviving The Labor Movement

By UnionProof

The labor movement that gave rise to strong labor unions is on the decline. People are recognizing that the original reasons for unions – employer favoritism in the promotion process, low wages, child labor, lack of employee benefits and means for employee input – are now addressed by employers like you, as well as by […]

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How Unions Prevent Better Performers

By UnionProof

Unions can have a serious negative impact on the companies whose employees they organize. There are some obvious ones, like union contracts making it difficult to terminate employees, but there are also more subtle ones, like management’s difficulty in enforcing reasonable sick leave policies. Issues of union work rules, seniority and employee termination often tie the […]

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