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HAVING A UNION REP CAN BOOST JOB QUALITY

‘Collective voice’ linked to improved employee well-being
Having a union representative in the workplace can reduce employees’ stress levels, improve their work-life balance, and increase their well-being overall, according to academic research.
The paper, Union representation, collective voice and job quality: an analysis of a survey of union members in the UK finance sector, showed that respondents’ perceptions of job quality were more favourable in organisations where an onsite representative was present. Continue reading HAVING A UNION REP CAN BOOST JOB QUALITY