HAVE A VOICE.
Don’t let YP take away your rights.
YP cannot fire union members arbitrarily or without just cause.
YP cannot make changes to your wages or working conditions without negotiating with the Union.
Having a Union changes the balance of power. Without a union, YP has almost all the rights.
Union members have input into their wages, benefits and working conditions and vote to accept or reject their contract.
Union members have the right to have a Union advocate present if you have an issue with YP.
FIGHTING FOR YOUR RIGHTS!
Labor unions made these things possible…
Weekends without work
All breaks at work, including your lunch breaks
Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Civil Rights Act/Title VII – prohibits employer
8-hour work day
Child labor laws
Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)
Laws ending sweatshops in the United States
40-hour work week
Workers’ compensation (workers’ comp)
Workplace safety standards and regulations
Employer health care insurance
Collective bargaining rights for employees
Wrongful termination laws
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)
Whistleblower protection laws
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) – prohibits employers from using a lie detector test on an employee
Veteran’s Employment and Training Services (VETS)
Compensation increases and evaluations (i.e. raises)
Sexual harassment laws
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Employer dental, life, and vision insurance
Pregnancy and parental leave
The right to strike
Public education for children
Equal Pay Acts of 1963 & 2011 – requires employers pay men and women equally for the same amount of work
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