Ironworkers Southern Ohio & Vicinity District Council

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The moment unionization comes up at work, there’s likely somebody with management who tries to tell you that unions are bad. Don't listen to 'em.



Facts that your employer may not want you to know

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The vast majority of employees in the United States are employed "at will." This means that your employer can terminate you for a good reason, bad reason or no reason at all. Some employers make it a point, especially during hire or in policy manuals, to remind their employees that they are employed "at will" but at the same time fail to mention that employees' "at will" employment is not entirely at their discretion, rather, you and your co-workers have a choice in whether it remains that way.  There are some alternatives to "at will" employment for employees, the main being choosing to work under a union collective bargaining agreement, which is protected under the National Labor Relations Act and enforced by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Last Updated on Monday, 01 July 2013 14:32 Read more...
 

Iron Workers are Building Ohio and Building America

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Last Updated on Friday, 14 September 2012 12:15
 

To bring union work

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To bring union work, wages and benefits to Iron workers requires all of us (union and non-union) to know our rights and be willing to take action to exercise them. Only then will we be able to win power for all construction workers, our families and communities.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 July 2013 14:35
 



Newsflash

Your rights to organize a union

Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection.