Know Your Rights

It is your legally protected right to organize and form a union.  These rights are protected by the National Labor Relations Act and the Public Employee Relations Act of Pennsylvania.

It is illegal for an employer to stand in the way of employees exercising their rights to organize.  Your rights are clear.  Management cannot lawfully:

  • Fire, threaten to fire, discriminate against, or punish employees in any way for union activity;
  • Bar employees from discussing the union with co-workers during non-working hours;
  • Ask employees about the union, union meetings, or any other questions pertaining to the organizing and administration of your union;
  • Coerce employees by changing or threatening to change wages, hours of work, shifts, overtime or any other conditions of work