Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Fresno Update ...
Fresno had a VP of Operations return today, who came back to apologize to the employees for his outburst, which he could not remember? , but had to comeback anyway?? He did not come empty handed though. He had an anti-union video about “Union Dues”. To the uninformed this could be “scary”. But to the ones who are well informed got a good laugh! Don’t believe the lies management will tell you Fresno employees! Apparently management has told these lies so often; they’re beginning to believe them!
We started this campaign two years ago and not once have any union rep. come up to my door or called me up to sign a card or ask for any union dues! No union dues are collected until a contract has been negotiated. Below is some information about union dues.
BE WISE AND ORGANIZE!
The Facts About Dues
1.4 million working men and women are dues paying members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Dues provide the resources to stand up for good jobs and benefits, decent working conditions and a better future for our families.
That's why union members in private industry earn 38 percent more on average than than nonunion workers. They also receive 54 percent more in benefits.
None of this would be possible without the strength that comes from our Teamsters dues.
Management knows the power of Teamsters unity. That's why companies try to distract and deceive you with lies about union dues.
Let's look at the truth: