Workers organize for a variety of reasons, from increasing pay or benefits to improving working conditions and protecting their jurisdiction. These efforts, as well as pickets and continuous jobsite monitoring, all contribute to the strength and stability of our Local Union.
What Have Unions Given Us?
- 40-hour work week, all breaks at work and weekends
- Minimum wage, overtime pay and Social Security
- Workplace safety standards
- Family & Medical Leave Act, sick leave and maternity/paternity leave
- Paid holidays