Having a clear sense of member stakes is essential before heading to the negotiating table. So, what goes into a bargaining survey?
Megan has worked in the labor movement for 10+ years, as an active member and staff organizer.
Once you’ve exhausted your internal options and know your unit is ready, it’s time to put the bosses on blast.
So how do unions determine what to propose during negotiations? Also, what is a fair contract with salary and benefits and how do we get there?
Union contracts are negotiated in bargaining sessions but are won by the resolve and unity of the full membership.
Unions are a group of people working collectively towards a solution. Whether in-person or virtual, it’s important to know how to facilitate effective meetings so that you can keep your organizing campaign moving forward.