True or false. In the United States, unions have been gaining in membership and power for
True or false. In the United States, unions have been gaining in membership and power for several decades.
2. Suppose that you are president of a newly established local union about to bargain with an employer for the first time. List the basic areas you want covered in the work agreement. Why might you begin with a larger wage demand than you actually are willing to accept? What is the logic of a union threatening an employer with a strike during the collective bargaining process? If an employer is threatening the union with a lockout, what is the role of the deadline in encouraging agreement in collective bargaining?