YOUR RIGHTS: Safe and Healthy WorkplaceYour workplace must be free of known health and safety hazards. You also have the right to receive information and training about job hazards. For information or to file a complaint, contact:
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YOUR RIGHTS: Paid Safe and Sick LeaveIf you work in NYC for more than 80 hours a year, you can earn up to 40 hours of safe and sick leave each year to use for yourself or to help anyone you consider family. Use sick leave for care and treatment. Use safe leave to seek help or take other safety measures for any act or threat of domestic violence, unwanted sexual contact, stalking, or human trafficking. If your employer has five or more employees, you have a right to
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What are the disadvantages of being in a union?
Can layoffs happen in a union?
Other CBAs require the employer to maintain enough work for union members, for example, by preventing the employer from laying off union workers and replacing them with non-union workers. Similarly, many CBAs bar employers from laying off union workers and subcontracting out their jobs.
What happens when you quit a union job?
How hard is it to get fired from a union job?
Since non-union workers are typically hired “at will” and without a union contract behind them, they can be fired for no particular reason. Workers with union jobs can only be terminated for “just cause,” and the misconduct must be serious enough to merit such action.