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Five Reasons To Join A Union

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It’s exciting news to be told that you have a job. You’re going to be a part of something bigger than yourself while also putting food on the table – and that means something to you. You want to succeed and achieve, and rightly so, but you should want to protect yourself at the same time. You buy insurance for your car, for your health and in some cases, for your life. The one thing that you don’t want to do is forget to protect yourself and your job, and to do that, you need to join a union.

There are so many practical reasons to work in a union if you are a blue collar worker, and in the article by Naomi Soldon who talks about unions and teachers, you’ll learn something about the importance of sticking up for yourself and working to your needs.Click To Tweet

There are so many practical reasons to work in a union if you are a blue collar worker, and in the article by Naomi Soldon who talks about unions and teachers, you’ll learn something about the importance of sticking up for yourself and working to your needs. Below, we’ve got five of the top reasons you should consider joining up with a union to do better in your career.

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1. Cash

Did you know that a union job can pay you more than a non-union job? You want to be a part of the team and joining a union is going to help. Companies often resist unions but that doesn’t mean that you should be put off from joining one. Joining one will help you with your income and also back you up should something go wrong in your role.

2. Benefits

When you are a union worker, you are often able to get medical insurance, pensions, paid vacation, sick pay and parent pay and more. You can’t always get this without being in a union! It should be the standard, but companies still haven’t come up with the idea that employees matter in some cases!

3. Safety

You deserve to feel safe in your job, and if you have a union behind you, you have a right to work safely with the right safety regulations adhered to. If you value your health and safety, unionizing is a smart idea.

4. Confidence

When you’re a union worker, there’s no more tiptoeing around angry boss. Of course, you can be fired for doing wrong, but that doesn’t mean that you have to worry about your boss mistreating you. Your union will be behind you if that happens, and you can demand to be treated fairly.

5. Competence

As a union worker, you are considered to be in the camp of the better worker because you had the good sense to join a union in the first place. You won’t take low pay, bad working conditions and awful benefits, and you fight for equality with the workplace. 

These five reasons should have convinces you to get joining your union today. You don’t deserve to spend any more time waiting for the right benefits and support in your job. The time is now to take a stand and get some backup for your job to be a job well done every single time. Take a moment to do some research and find the right union!

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