New CERIC Blog: Do unions make us unhappy? Probably not.

Is job satisfaction is impacted upon by union membership?

Professor Andy Charlwood has written the latest CERIC Blog titled ”Do unions make us unhappy? Probably not.”

It is a well-established research finding that union members in a number of countries, including Britain, the USA and France, tend to be more dissatisfied with their jobs than non-members. The American economists who originally observed this phenomenon thought that it was because unions induce their members to complain about aspects of the employment relationship and this union-induced complaining reduces job satisfaction.” 

Read the full blog post.