Unions make sure working people get a voice at work.
Companies where workers are involved in decisions have better training opportunities, are fairly rewarded and can help companies survive bad times. Congress represents 800,00 union members North and South of the Border, it is a strong voice representing workers and acts to protect their interests.
You have rights
Are you working now or planning to work into the future? Are you working and studying at the same time? Are you working part-time, casually or full-time?
No matter where you work or what you do, as a worker, you have rights.
Do you know what you are entitled to as a worker? Do you know who to ask or where to go for that information?
All workers have employment rights, including students and young workers, with entitlements such as an hourly minimum wage rate, a statement of employment conditions, breaks during work and rest periods between shifts, paid holidays, and don’t forget all workers are entitled to join a trade union and become a member.
We understand that this can be a little confusing, and what if you know your rights but are not sure how to get what you are entitled to from your employer, well we’re here to help, get in touch with us now at [email protected] and we can answer your questions and provide you with the information you require.
But the best advice we can give you as you enter the workforce is, join a union, it will be the best decision you have ever made.
As a trade union member, you will be able to get the information, advice and support you require to ensure you receive your most basic entitlements, but that’s not all, in many workplace unions can negotiate directly with management to improve your terms and conditions so you will also have the opportunity to engage with your trade union official through local meetings, thereby ensuring that you have a say in decisions which affect you.
It makes sense to become a member today, don’t hesitate get in touch with us NOW.