• The pros and cons of unions

      Unions have pros and cons in the field of employment and trade. Some of the pros of unions include; first, “they guarantee better salaries and wages to workers.” A statistical analysis done by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2010 confirmed that nonunion workers earn about $200 less than union workers of their median income. Secondly, unionized workers have access to health and medical benefits. The National Compensation Survey released in 2011 represented that about 93% of unionized workers were guaranteed medical benefits. Third, it ensures job security to the effect that arbitrary laying off and firing of workers without reason or on discriminatory reasons does not occur.…