Do you want to make real improvements in your workplace?
Do you want more control over your hours, wages, benefits and working conditions?
Do you want to have some guarantees at work in writing?
If you answer yes to the above questions, it's time to form a union where you work!
First things First: Know Your Rights At Work!
Federal and state laws guarantee your right to form a union. Employees who are eligible to form unions have the following rights at work:
You have the right to read, distribute and discuss union literature with your co-workers
You have the right to encourage your co-workers to form a union
You have the right to attend union meetings
You have the right to wear union buttons, t-shirts, stickers, hats and other union items on the job.
You also enjoy many other rights covered under your constitutional right to freedom of speech and freedom of association.
U.S. Law Says: The National Labor Relations Act states your rights at work:
"Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representation of their own choosing and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining."