Labor unions are legally recognized as representatives of workers in many industries in the United States. Their activity today centers on collective bargaining over wages, benefits, and working conditions for their membership, and on representing their members in disputes with management over violations of contract provisions. Below are some of the principles of Why Unions are important. Click on a tile to learn more.
The number of wage and salary workers belonging to unions in 2015.
Union Fire Fighters work to protect and enhance the safety of our communities.