Becoming Union

GETTING STARTED:

• FIND THE LOCAL NEAREST YOU.


• TALK TO THE ORGANIZER OR WHOEVER THE BUSINESS MANAGER HAS HANDLING THE ORGANIZING.


• CDL A, COPIES OF ANY AND ALL OTHER CERTIFICATIONS (CPR, OSHA 10, CRANE CERTIFICATION).


• BE PREPARED TO PROVE YOUR YEARS IN THE TRADE (STATEMENT ON COMPANY LETTERHEAD, W-2’S, CHECK STUBS, PRINT OUT FROM SOCIAL SECURITY). IF YOU FEEL IT NECESSARY ON THE W-2’S BLACK OUT YOUR WAGES WE DO NOT CARE HOW MUCH MONEY YOU MADE.


• BE PREPARED TO PROVE YOUR EXPERIENCE A STATEMENT FROM EMPLOYER SOMEONE WHO CAN BE CONTACTED IS THE BEST, (DISTRIBUTION, TRANSMISSION OVERHEAD AND OR UNDERGROUND, OR OTHER YOU FEEL PERTINENT).


• IF YOU ARE GOING TO ENTER THE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM A COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS AND DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT (GED).


• IF YOU WENT THROUGH AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM HAVE PROOF.


• IF POSSIBLE A RESUME WILL DEFINITELY HELP.


• SOME LOCALS MAY VARY SOME FROM THIS BUT ALL THIS WILL BE NEEDED AT SOME POINT.