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How to form a staff association or trade union

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Freedom of Association
[see Freedom of Association and Assembly]
Employees and employers can form collective groupings that are described as 'unions'. Employer’s groupings are usually called employers' associations. Employees also form trade unions and staff/employee associations to support each other in the workplace. Membership of a trade union or staff association can give employees more bargaining power and support at work.
[see Employee Representatives and Employee Representative Guide for non-union Workplaces]

In establishing a workers organisation, you can set up a staff associati...

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