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Industrial relation

Is the term used to describe the relationship between the management and workers.

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Trade union

Is an organisation of workers set up to protect + improves their condition of employment.

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Functions of a trade union

Protect mangers jobs
Improve members working conditions
Represent workers in industrial disputes

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Name the 4 different type of trade union.

1.) craft trade unions
2.) Industrial trade union
3.) general trade unions
4.) whit collar trade unions

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Shop steward

Is a worker elected by fellow workers to represent a trade union in the work place

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Functions of a shop steward

Recruit new members
Organise the union
Represent the workers in talks of management

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Irish congress of trade unions

Is the trade of union that is a represented body for most trade unions in Ireland

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Role of ICTU

Negotiates wage agreements with gov. and employers on behalf of trade unions
Help resolve disputes between unions and employers
Help resolve union disputes

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Causes of common industrial disputes

Wages
Conditions
Redundancy policy

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Resolving disputes

Supervisors
Discuss the problem with the manager
Trade union enters the discussion with the manager