SEIU 6 is the union union of local public employees in King County, Pierce County, Snohomish County, Spokane County, Seattle, SeaTac Airport, Bellevue Airport and Washington State Ferries. SEIU 6 also represents private sector employees, stadium workers and others in Washington. No no. All provisions of the collective agreement between the union and your employer continue to determine your employment. Your wages, health benefits, pensions and everything stipulated in the collective agreement remain unchanged if you opt out of SEIU 6. After three months of organizing and negotiating work, the hard work paid off when security guards from the SEIU6 union voted on Thursday to ratify a new collective agreement. The new contract sets several high-end standards, including a minimum wage for officers working in Seattle and Bellevue, which will come into effect on May 1 at $15.65 and increase to $17.27 per year by 2022. While the terms of the collective agreement continue to determine your employment as a non-member, the union may prevent you from participating in internal union matters such as. B to trade union assemblies or union elections, including votes on contract ratification. Unions generally also refuse special «membership» agreements or union-agreed rebates with companies. You can no longer receive the union newsletter or similar publications.
SEIU 6 uses a small print membership form that makes payment obligations «irrevocable» for one year and automatically renews them. This assumes that staff members waive their right of withdrawal, unless this is the case for a short period of time. If the union says that you have signed such a form and therefore cannot cancel your salary deductions, ask for documents that you have already signed. SEIU6 security guards will negotiate their new contract. The officers have identified their negotiating objectives and are ready to fight. Here are the three best bargaining objectives: people have many reasons not to want to support the union. Some simply do not believe that the services provided by the union are worth the costs. Others may find that the union`s unique agenda does not serve them well because they are new to the world of work, have a specialty that is not recognized in the negotiations, or they think their effectiveness is under-compensated.