Understanding employee unionization will ensure that you avoid breaking California union laws. This article covers everything a small business owner needs to know about labor unions.
What Are Labor Unions and What Do They Do?
Labor unions (sometimes called trade unions, labor organizations, or employee unions) are workers’ associations that allow employees to collectively bargain and negotiate workplace employment terms such as working hours, salaries, and workplace conditions.
Labor unions are protected by The Constitution as well as California law and unionization should be taken seriously. That brings us to the big question:
What are my rights as an employer and small business owner when handling employee unionization?