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A STUDY ON TRADE UNIONISM AND ITS IMPACT IN

VISAKHAPATNAM STEEL PLANT


Please find here under a few statements with few options for each and I request you to
please indicate one option which is most appropriate, in your opinion, by making tick in the relevant
column. I undertake to state this information shall be used only for my project work.

NAME:

DESIGNATION:

DEPARTMENT:

AGE:

SERVICE IN VSP (YEARS)

1. What do you feel about the following existing practices in VSP?


Very Good
2.
Do

i.

Industrial Relations

ii.

Absenteeism Controlling

iii.

Safety Measures

iv.

Welfare Measures

v.

Working Conditions

vii.

Disputes Redressal Machinery

viii.

Collective Bargaining System

ix.

Disciplinary Procedure

x.

Workers
Participation
Management.
Salary Administration

xi.

Good

Average

Poor

in

you think measures taken by the management to control absenteeism are appropriate?
a) YES
b) NO
(
)
3. Do you think that the Daily Attendance Recording System (DARS) is useful to prevent the
absenteeism in VSP?
a) YES
b) NO
(
4. Are you satisfied with the existing productivity linked incentive scheme in VSP?

a) YES
b) NO
(
)
5. Are you satisfied with the Safety measures and compensations provided by the management?
a) YES
b) NO
(
6. According to your view what is the main problem with Trade Unions? (
)
a) Inter Union Rivalry b) Political Affiliation c) Outside Leadership d) others (specify)

7. To what extent the Trade Unions are successful in settling the individual grievances / disputes?
(
a) Fairly Successful

b) Successful

c) Not successful

8. Are you satisfied with the present system of recognition of Trade Unions in VSP?
a) YES

b) NO

9. Do you feel that the Workers and Trade Unions are extending their co-operation for redressal of
Grievances?
a) YES
10.

b) NO

What is the attitude of other Registered Unions towards the Collective Bargaining agreements

reached with the Recognized Union?

a) Positive b) Negative
11. According to your view, what are the causes for disharmony / grievance? (
a) Management attitude

b) Wage/salary

c) Welfare amenities

d) Trade unions

Others (specify)
12. Do you think JCM concept is effective in preventing the disputes?
a) YES
b) NO

13. If there is any problem facing by you whom do you approach first?
(
a) Immediate superior b) Departmental head c) Trade Unions d) Co-worker

14. What is the relation between the employer (you) and union leader?
A) Friendly b) superior and inferior c) normal

15. Trade unions plays vital role in the plant?

a) Yes b) no
16) Are you satisfied with the attitude of trade union among you?
a) Satisfied

b) unsatisfied c)both

17) Recently union had announced strike what is your opinion on it? (

A) Necessity b) un necessity
18) Before electing the union leader what is the priority given by you? (

a) Seniority b) attitude c) popularity d) all of the above


19) Before announcing the strike by union leaders whom they approach? (
a) Existing union

b) Zonal in charge c) Head of the department

e)

20) What difference you find between the before union and existing union? (
a) Positive

b) negative

c) no difference