How did working conditions in factories lead to the formation of labor unions?
They wanted better working conditions.
Labor unions partially arose because working conditions were absolutely horrible up until recently, with workers laboring for extreme lengths of time in horrible conditions often in factories consumed by fumes, with workers exposed to what ever they were creating. So basically, one condition that cause the rise of labor unions, was that working conditions were so absolutely horrible.
The growth of trade unions in India started way back in 1850 when the economic conditions of labor was poor, The industry was dominated by the Capitalism, and the industrialists were more concerned about the productivity. Long working hours, Low wedges, poor living conditions and exploitation by the management was common in the industry. Slowly in many parts of the country the workforces united and Factories Act 1881 was incorporated with a ban on Child…
Who were the group of workers in a trade or industry who join together to bargain for better working conditions and higher wages?
The industrial revolution brought about factories , textile mills and other types of manufacturing. Working conditions in the early days of the industrial revolution were unhealthy, dangerous and workers were paid low wages. Labor unions were formed to create a safe and better paid situation for the workers.