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If the union was voted in everything becomes subject to negotiations. This means you would not automatically get higher earnings, benefits or anything else. You could end up with less, the same or more after the tedious and time consuming negotiations process.
For example, at one of our sites, the union contract that was ratified resulted in the LOSS of vacation and sick leave benefits, loss of the employees’ discretion to use health and welfare dollars toward benefits of their choice and less take home pay than before the contract due to the cost of union dues.”