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The rights of union members

Clyde W. Summers

The rights of union members

by Clyde W. Summers

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Published by Avon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • Labor laws and legislation -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementClyde W. Summers and Robert J. Rabin.
      SeriesAn American Civil Liberties Union handbook
      ContributionsRabin, Robert J., joint author., American Civil Liberties Union.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3390 .S95
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p. ;
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4431601M
      ISBN 100380461935
      LC Control Number79065535
      OCLC/WorldCa5806465

      The Union Member’s Bill of Rights, Title I of the LMRDA, guarantees the following democratic rights to all union members. Equal rights and privileges to nominate candidates, to vote in elections or referendums, and to attend and participate in union meetings and vote on the business of the meeting, subject to reasonable rules in the union constitution and/or bylaws;. In , the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) united members across all unions and sought to increase female membership and representation in leadership. CLUW also advocated for union contracts, laws, and enforcement efforts that address a broad range of issues: AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department Records. In the s and s, the.

      The statue protects the union member rights to hold ad hoc meetings to discuss union affairs. 17 Dues, Initiation fees, and Assessments Changes in dues, initiation fees or assessments can only be made on the local level through a secret ballot of members in good standing or on the national level by a vote at a convention/referendum, both after. Union Worker Rights. As a union worker, you have rights concerning union representation and your relationship with your employer. The National Labor Relations Act protects union workers' rights, and so do labor union contracts, which contain the terms and conditions of employment for union .

      Decem Bylaws are the constitution of your local union. They define your rights and responsibilities as a local member, they say how elections will be run, and they set the powers for your officers. Your local union bylaws can be amended, to make improvements. But you have to .   Labor at a Crossroads: In Defense of Members-Only Unionism. Allowing members-only unions would protect the rights of those who wish to bargain collectively even if they fail to surmount all the legal hurdles necessary to establish the union as the .


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The rights of union members by Clyde W. Summers Download PDF EPUB FB2

This revised and updated edition of The Rights of Employees and Union Members is actually two books in one, combining two earlier ACLU handbooks, one dealing with the rights of employees The rights of union members book the other with the rights of union members.

Utilizing a simple question-and-answer format, the authors examine in detail such topics as the employment relationship, compensation and benefits, discrimination (including discrimination based on race, ethnicity, sex 5/5(2). Rights of union members. New York: Avon Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Clyde W Summers; Robert J Rabin; American Civil Liberties Union.

Don't let your boss be the only one that's informed on your rights as a union member to organize a strike, picket, or action. Robert Schwartz's latest book, a thoroughly revised and updated second edition of Strikes, Picketing and Inside Campaigns, walks union members and leaders through their rights to.

Bill of Rights - Union members have: equal rights to participate in union activities freedom of speech and assembly voice in setting rates of dues, fees, and assessments protection of the right to sue safeguards against improper discipline Copies of Collective Bargaining Agreements - Union members and nonunion employees have the.

A group of members of a Federal credit unionhas the right, upon submission of a petition to the credit unionas described in paragraph (b)of this section, to inspect and copy nonconfidential portions of the credit union's: (1)Accounting books and records; and.

(2)Minutes of the proceedings of the credit union's members, boardof directors, and committees of directors. Canadian Teamsters have many of the same rights as U.S. members in terms of access to contracts, local union bylaws, and the IBT Constitution.

However, Canadian labor law generally does not address the question of members’ rights within their union, which makes enforcement difficult. The result is a CBA. Union members and non-union employees have the right to receive or inspect copies of collective bargaining agreements.

Unions are also required to file reports, constitutions and bylaws, and an annual financial reports. Officer Elections. Another important aspect of union member rights is to have a say in officer elections. Union representative or steward – has statutory rights to represent members in the workplace and carry out other workplace duties.

Health and safety representative – has statutory rights to cover many aspects of health, safety and welfare in the workplace and attends health and safety committee meetings.

Employer/Union Rights and Obligations. The National Labor Relations Act forbids employers from interfering with, restraining, or coercing employees in the exercise of rights relating to organizing, forming, joining or assisting a labor organization for collective bargaining purposes, or from working together to improve terms and conditions of.

In The Legal Rights of Union Stewards, author Robert Schwartz has the following recommendation: A union that is concerned that its contractual management-rights clause may be construed as a bargaining waiver should try to obtain new contract language, perhaps by adding a sentence affirming that the union is not waiving its rights to bargain.

The Union Member's Complete Guide book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An easy-to-read, thorough explanation of what unions are /5(1).

Book has some great information if you're a union steward or officer. Just note that this is an older edition of the book and there is another one or two newer versions out s:   Anyone who is a union official has most likely heard the name Robert Schwartz and used one of his books to frame an argument or defend a member.

His book The Legal Rights of Union Stewards is standard training fare for all newly elected stewards in my union, the Communications Workers. Copies of Collective Bargaining Agreements - Union members and nonunion employees have the right to receive or inspect copies of collective bargaining agreements.

Reports - Unions are required to file an initial information report (Form LM-1), copies of constitutions and bylaws, and an annual financial report (Form LM-2/3/4) with OLMS. Union membership: rights of members and non-members Employment law gives employees basic protections against being penalised for being, or not being, members of a trade union.

Union Officer Responsibilities. Financial Safeguards - Union officers have a duty to manage the funds and property of the union solely for the benefit of the union and its members in accordance with the union's constitution and officers or employees who embezzle or steal union funds or other assets commit a Federal crime punishable by a fine and/or imprisonment.

These rights will depend on if the trade union is the most representative union in the workplace In terms of the current LRA, s18 states that an employer and a majority union may conclude a collective agreement that establishes a threshold of representativeness required for any trade union seeking to obtain organisational rights under.

In a third attempt to right the balance among employees, employers, and unions, Congress passed the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of The most important contribution of that law is that it imposes a code of conduct for unions, union officers, employers, and management consultants—holding each to a standard of fair dealing.

The Union Member’s Bill of Rights, Title 1 of the LMRDA, guarantees the following democratic rights to all union members: Equal rights and privileges to nominate candidates, to vote in elections or referendums, and to attend and participate in union meetings and vote on the business of the meeting, subject to reasonable rules in the union.

In addition to being union members, some of us choose to take a more active role, as stewards, in our workplaces. Union stewards step up, either by election or appointment, to enforce our contract and to make sure our coworkers know their rights.

We accompany other workers at disciplinary and represent union issues as equals with management. Union Security Agreements and "Right to Work" Laws. The NLRA allows a union and an employer to enter into a contract called a "union security agreement." Although these contracts cannot require a worker to join a union, they can require workers to make "agency fee" payments to the union as a condition of getting or keeping a job.As working people and as union members, we do have certain specific rights.

However, these rights are not always recognized in law. For example, unions were in existence in Canadalong before a law was passed (i.e., P.C. in ) to give positive, legal recognition to the right to join a union.A trade union is an organisation of workers that seeks to protect and advance the interests of its members by negotiating with employers on pay and conditions of work.

Trade unions may also provide legal advice, financial assistance, sickness benefits and education facilities to their members. Individuals are free to join - or not join - a trade union.