“The average person will spend 90,000 hours or 1/3 of their lives at work.

In my field of industrial organizational psychology, we apply the study of psychology and research to improve human behavior in the workplace. This includes a focus on improving work/life balance, job performance, employee satisfaction and psychological safety at work.

Unions were created to protect employee rights and to stop exploitation. This resulted in better pay and better working conditions. Union members today make more money on average than non-union members and are more likely to receive healthcare, have sick days and receive overtime pay.

Unions have won many victories!”