"WHAT HAS THE UNION DONE ???"
1. In over 35 years, not one single employee has been laid off by the Postal Service because of the UNION .
2. Because of the UNION, you have always recieved a raise each and every year that you have worked here.
3. Because of the UNION, you have a COLA to keep you even with inflation.
4. Because of the UNION, you have enjoyed a guarantee of 40 hours a week.
5. Because of the UNION, you have the right to pick what kind of overtime you wish to have (Job assignment, 10 or 12 hours a day or no overtime at all list).
6. Because of the UNION, your overtime will be equitable with other carriers.
7. Because of the UNION, you have a pension.
8. Because of the UNION, you have a thrift savings plan that the employer matches.
9. Because of the UNION, you have sick leave, annual leave, holidays, family medical leave, dependent care leave, court leave, and blood leave.
10. Because of the UNION, you have health insurance, life insurance, MBA plans for health, retirement, etc.
11. Becuase of the UNION, you have workplace safety and worker's compensation rights.
12. Because of the UNION, you have to be treated with respect and dignity on the job, feel safe and not be afraid of sexual harassment.
13. Because of the UNION, millions of pounds of food are collected for hungry people that don't have a job or are in a UNION.
14. The UNION has given us the chance to stop unfair route inspections.
15. The UNION has given us the right to verify our mail numbers that the supervisor is putting into DOIS.
16. The UNION is trying to show management a way to make route inspections fair.
17. Because of this UNION, you can feel SAFE that if you were disciplined, you would be protected by your UNION STEWARD and all the employee manuals that the UNION has fought for over the years.
18. Because of the UNION, we are on Capitol Hill fighting to keep all of these benefits for you and your family.
19. Because of the UNION, you can go online to it's website to read and learn EVERYTHING that goes on and access you COMPLETE RIGHTS at the push of a button.
20. Because of the UNION, a HUGE network of e-activist employees can be heard on Capital Hill at a moments notice.
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