BENEFITS OF FORMING A UNION
One of the most progressive unions in existence, the IBEW represents some 750,000 members in the United States and Canada.
Most of us have very limited bargaining power as one person, but as a group, we are strong. With a good negotiated contract, we have legal protections we would not have otherwise.
An IBEW Union Contract ...
sets the wages that will be paid for each job
lists the paid holidays
outlines terms for vacations
guarantees benefits such as insurance and pensions
provides job security and a system of seniority by prohibiting management from firing you without good reason and ensuring that they respect your length of service if there are layoffs
protects you from unfair treatment by giving you representation on the job and the right to file grievances if you are treated unfairly
provides for such things as sick leave, jury duty, funeral leave, military service
sets hours of work, overtime
outlines safety regulations
sets conditions of employment
FOR MORE INFORMATION
If you are interested in learning more about forming a union at your workplace, contact:
Brady Weiss, Assistant Business Manager
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Nick Webber, Organizer
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