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#1 Posted : Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:34:04 PM(UTC)
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Hi, as a USPS employee, are you guaranteed to see a Union steward even if you are not a union member?
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#2 Posted : Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:57:19 PM(UTC)
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Yes. Just ask. Rules and protections apply to all.

But once you've availed yourself of union help, you should sign up. If you're a CCA, might as well wait until you pass probation.
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#3 Posted : Thursday, January 14, 2021 6:18:24 PM(UTC)
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Yes you are. Now will it be good representation to a scab. Don't bet on it
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#4 Posted : Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:12:02 PM(UTC)
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Yes you are. Now will it be good representation to a scab. Don't bet on it


The union can get into a lot of trouble if allegations of misrepresentation are proven. That would be against the union's own rules and I do not think that a rep would risk it. At least in my experience.

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#5 Posted : Friday, January 15, 2021 5:19:00 AM(UTC)
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Yes you are. Now will it be good representation to a scab. Don't bet on it


There wouldn’t be scabs if the union did its job.
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#6 Posted : Friday, January 15, 2021 11:41:45 AM(UTC)
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Yes you are. Now will it be good representation to a scab. Don't bet on it


There wouldn’t be scabs if the union did its job.


Oh yes there would be. Years ago our branch fought to get a scab a full-time position that he was denied. The NALC took it all the way to arbitration and won. The scab got his full-time position and back pay. A few years later he got a LOW and the union got it removed.

His wife won't let him because she doesn't want any money going to the union. He told the steward he would join if we could waive the dues. Wow!
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#7 Posted : Friday, January 15, 2021 12:10:03 PM(UTC)
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“His wife won't let him because she doesn't want any money going to the union. “

His biggest problem’s at home.
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#8 Posted : Friday, January 15, 2021 3:57:40 PM(UTC)
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“His wife won't let him because she doesn't want any money going to the union. “

His biggest problem’s at home.


She controls the booty. I can’t blame him.
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