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Section 7: “Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining...”
Section 8: “It shall be an unfair practice for an employer...to interfere with, restrain or coerce employees in the exercise of the rights guaranteed in Section 7”
As a member of our union, we will support and guide you through the process of being an active member and in promoting the union at work and in the community. For assistance, contact Rena Wong at: United Food and Commercial Workers Local 663, 6160 Summit Dr N, Ste 600, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
763-525-1500 or 1-800-292-4105, (cell) 612-865-4345 or firstname.lastname@example.org
In 1975, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in the Weingarten decision, that an employee is entitled to have a union representative present during any interview which may result in his or her discipline. It is up to you to insist on union representation. If you fail to do so, you may waive your rights.
If you are called into a meeting with any management representative and have reason to believe that disciplinary action may result, read them your Weingarten rights:
“If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, I respectfully request that my union representative or steward be present at this meeting. Without representation, I choose not to answer any questions.”