Labor union is mainly an organization of employees and also the unemployed who have come together so as to form an umbrella body which will deal with issues concerning their payments, the conditions and
nature of work place and also the duration of working. The labor union is mainly composed of the workers themselves, experts, retirees and the jobless. The sole objective of the union is mainly to ensure that there is an improved and favorable working condition for its members. The labor union has done a lot for its working class members. Since its formation almost three hundred years ago, the union has undergone numerous transformations so as to adopt and handle the real problems of the moment. Such problems are mainly instigated by political influence
and also economical problems.
The first thing that the trade union has done to benefit the working class is the introduction of the benefits to workers. During the initial years of its formation, the labor union
introduced insurance scheme where by the members was protected against sickness, joblessness, retirement and also gathering for funeral services (Viscusi, 1980). Labor union has also benefited its members by providing them with
professional training. This training is majorly aimed at equipping the union members with enough skills so as to increase their chances of acquiring better jobs and also to enable them climb the ladder quite easily. This then will mean an increased salary for them thus improving their living conditions. The training also involves providing legal advice to the members on issues like employment rights and how to go by whenever these rights are violated by their employers. Infact the labor union usually represent its members in court in to ensure that
their cases are dealt with correctly in reference to their rights as stipulated by the labor laws. This has helped many employees to overcome cases such as harassment, discrimination and also underpayment.
Labor union has also...