8/2 (Tuesday) Pros and cons of unionization (Host: Lewis Lu)

Lewis Lu
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註冊時間: 週五 12月 20, 2019 8:04 pm

8/2 (Tuesday) Pros and cons of unionization (Host: Lewis Lu)

文章 Lewis Lu »

Hi everyone,

In recent months, more and more U.S giant companies, such as Amazon and Apple, are cautious about the wave of unionization. In April 2022, workers at a New York warehouse voted 55% in favor of joining the Amazon Labor Union. Let's dive into this issue more thoroughly!

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/02/majorit ... -jobs.html
https://www.npr.org/2022/06/09/11039627 ... organizers

Session 1: About the union

1. Why does a U.S company dislike to have the union?

2. What are advantages of forming a union for a company?

3. As we all know, most french companies are allowed to form a union, why is so different from the U.S corporate culture?

Session 2: About your opinions

1. Would you support to form the union of a company? Why or why not?

2. If you were the one of the executives of a company, would you support to have the union? Why or why not?

3. How to reach a balance between the benefits of the worker and the management of a company?

7:00 ~ 7:10pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
7:10 ~ 7:50pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
7:50 ~ 8:10pm Summarization (20 mins)
8:10 ~ 8:15pm Regrouping / Taking a 5 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
8:05 ~ 8:45pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
8:45 ~ 8:55pm Summarization (10 mins)
8:55 ~ 9:00pm Concluding Remarks / Announcements

Meeting Date: As shown on the Subject Line
Meeting Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Online meeting:
* ZOOM ID: 848 6108 3035
* ZOOM PASSCODE: yoyo2022
* ZOOM LINK: https://tinyurl.com/yoyo2022-meeting

No on-site meeting for Tuesday night!!!

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2. We suggest that participants read the articles and think about the questions in advance.
3. Newcomers should prepare a two-to-three minute self-introduction in English to deliver when called upon by the host before the start of the discussion. The host may also ask you to give brief feedback about the meeting at the conclusion of the meeting.
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5. We welcome newcomers and other guests to attend the meetings and join the discussion freely twice (including on-site and online meetings). After that, we hope you will consider becoming a YoYo English Club member. We charge a NT$1,500 (NT$1,000 for students) lifetime membership fee.
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Re: 8/2 (Tuesday) Pros and cons of unionization (Host: Lewis Lu)

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