USW District 11: Organizing
District 11 Organizing Coordinator
None of the information below will be disclosed to anyone outside the union. You can contact United Steelworker District 11 Organizing Coordinator by calling (612) 623-8003 during working hours, and after hours if you leave your name and number someone will return your call.
The United Steelworkers, AFL-CIO-CLC, is your opportunity for a change. By organizing with the USW, you become part of an organization that brings with its over 850,000 members.
Why Should I Join A Union?
Having a Union in your workplace is the most beneficial thing you can do to secure your future and the future of your family! Read more to find out why.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Forming a Union
Some questions are answered dealing with forming a new local union. What will be in our first union contract? Membership dues. When do we begin paying? How much are they?
Summary of the National Labor Relations Act
It is in the national interest of the United States to maintain full production in its economy. Industrial strife among employees, employers, and labor organizations interferes with full production and is contrary to our national interest. Experience has shown that labor disputes can be lessened if the parties involved recognize the legitimate rights of each in their relations with one another.
The Rights of Employees
The rights of employees are set forth principally in Section 7 of the Act, which provides as follows:
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) gives employees the right to assistance from union representation during investigatory interviews. Although not explicit in the Act, the right was declared by the US Supreme Court in 1975 in NLRB vs. J. Weingarten, Inc.