it is voluntary for your employees to join or not join any trade union?

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As an employer, it is voluntary for your employees to join or not to join any trade union.

A Trade Union is described by the Trade Unions Act (as amended) to be a voluntary combination or association of employees in the same industrial sector of the economy, whether such employees are in temporary or permanent employment, with the principal purpose of promoting the terms and the conditions of its members’ employment contracts.

Section 12 (4) of the Trade Unions Act LFN 2004 provides that:

“Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Act, membership of a trade union by employees shall be voluntary and no employee shall be forced to join any trade union or be victimized for refusing to join or remain a member.”

 

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