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THE UNION IS WHO?
Most people feel that the "Union" is the Executive Board, the people who "Run" the union. This could not be further from the truth. "The Union" is
YOU! YOU are the one who elects YOUR officials to represent YOU. YOU are the one who has the
priviledge to go to YOUR meetings and speak what's on YOUR mind, to let YOUR board know
of any grievance YOU may have. A strong Union is only as strong as its members. Show YOUR employer YOU mean business, show them YOU stand behind YOUR union, attend meetings, report
infractions by the employer to YOUR shop steward or local when they occur. YOU will never agree with 100% of what YOUR local does or doesn't do. But it is important that YOU get
past that and carry on and continue fighting for YOUR rights. YOU are the eyes and ears of the Union. Without YOU...There would be no "_nion"! Remember, Union starts
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