time for a union?

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time for a union?

Postby berykute » Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:43 am

Nurses have unions, why not us?

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Re: time for a union?

Postby Guest » Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:59 pm

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Respect and fairness on the job.

Every worker deserves that much along with decent compensation and a safe and healthy work environment. By joining together with your co-workers you can build an employee organization that gives you a real say over your job, puts you on more equal footing with your employer and ensures a better economic future for you and your co-workers.

Your right to form a union is protected by long-standing U.S. labor laws. While most employers use all kinds of excuses why unions aren’t needed and put up challenges to block organizing efforts, workers succeed every day in building powerful employee organizations.

OPEIU can provide you and your co-workers with the tools and support needed to organize a union where you work. You can click on the links below to help you get started or contact OPEIU at 1-800-346-7348 or Contact Us Here.

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Re: time for a union?

Postby berykute » Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:06 pm

It is time!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: time for a union?

Postby Guest » Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:04 pm

It's way past time. It's long overdue. The problem is unions can be extremely difficult to start (or so I've heard). The bigger problem is very few examiners have shown any interest in banding together in any way, shape or form. If we had a lot of examiners willing to do even that much we could control things without needing an actual union.

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Re: time for a union?

Postby Guest » Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:49 pm

UMMmmmm... not sure independent contractors can form unions...

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Re: time for a union?

Postby Guest » Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:45 pm

Guest wrote:UMMmmmm... not sure independent contractors can form unions...

Sure they can. Ever heard of the screen actors guild, or musicians international union?
They negotiate contracts for their members which includes adequate compensations, and better working conditions. Their members are contractors, that also include some behind the scences empoyees such as producers and managers.

The best way to get involved with a Union is to approach one that is already established. There is one that has only been in existence since 2007, and has 1.1million members that is the SEIU, SERVICE EMPLOYESS INTERNATIONAL UNION



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Re: time for a union?

Postby Guest » Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:53 pm

SEIU.ORG, THE Healthcare division covers Doctors, Nurses, Healthcare workers,etc. they have 1.1million members and unions in 29 states. SEIU in total represent over 2million workers.

If you are serious heres your start. :mrgreen:

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Re: time for a union?

Postby Guest » Thu Sep 18, 2014 9:43 am

Plan how to empower and involve a majority of your co-workers in a campaign to form a union where you work.
I'll start by saying I'm all for unionizing or some other form of banding together.

NASCPE has been trying to get examiners to become even minimally involved for three or more years and most examiners can't be bothered even becoming members (which is free).

Show me how the SEIU will get around that obstacle and I'm all in.

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Re: time for a union?

Postby berykute » Sun Nov 30, 2014 2:53 pm

Lets do it!

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Re: time for a union?

Postby Guest » Wed Dec 03, 2014 3:38 pm

Guest wrote:
Plan how to empower and involve a majority of your co-workers in a campaign to form a union where you work.
I'll start by saying I'm all for unionizing or some other form of banding together.

NASCPE has been trying to get examiners to become even minimally involved for three or more years and most examiners can't be bothered even becoming members (which is free).

Show me how the SEIU will get around that obstacle and I'm all in.


aggree 100%!

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Re: time for a union?

Postby berykute » Sun Mar 22, 2015 12:52 pm

I am seriously Ready! I sent an inquire to SEIU


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