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Trade Unions Participation on Improving Employee Condition: A Case of Tanzania Teachers Union

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dc.contributor.author Mussa, Mohamed
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-09T20:19:23Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-09T20:19:23Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation APA en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11192/3544
dc.description A Dissertation Submitted to Mzumbe University Dar es salaam Campus college in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Master of Science in Accounting and Finance (MSc. A&F) of Mzumbe University en_US
dc.description.abstract The study on trade unions participation on improving employee condition was conducted at Tanzania teachers’ union. The objectives of the study were; to identify challenges facing members of the trade unions; to examine barriers impede trade unions when attending members’ claims; to determine the performance of trade unions in relation to meeting employees’ needs and to determine strategies that can improve trade unions participation in improving employee condition. A case study design was used, a sample of 80 respondents was used. Data collection methods were interview and documentary analysis whereas data collection instruments were questionnaire, interview guide and documentary analysis schedule. The study found majority of the respondents (51.2%) identified inadequate pay as a major challenge facing member of the trade unions. Also, the study found there are different barriers impeding trade unions. Majority of the respondents (77.5%) identified lack of supporting documents as a major barrier impedes trade unions when attending members’ claims. Moreover, it’s found out of 80 respondents, 21 (26.3%) identified increases transparency will improve trade union performance. Also, the study concluded that, there are several barriers that impede trade unions when attending members’ claims. Moreover, the study concluded that members are satisfied with the performance of the trade unions, in terms of negations and operations of the unions. Furthermore, the study concluded that, there are various strategies that can be used to improve trade unions participation in attending member claims. It is recommending that trade unions should use innovative ideas for increasing membership may be tried such as offering services such as loans, mortgages and the like to members. Also, the study recommended that, employers in Tanzania including the government should stop changes in employment patterns resulting to workers losing their jobs due to economic restructuring en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Mzumbe University en_US
dc.subject Trade Unions en_US
dc.subject Improving Employee Condition en_US
dc.subject Tanzania Teachers Union en_US
dc.title Trade Unions Participation on Improving Employee Condition: A Case of Tanzania Teachers Union en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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