Member Rights

  • About Member Rights

    The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) guarantees certain rights to union members and imposes certain responsibilities on union officers to ensure union democracy, financial integrity and transparency.

  • Weingarten Rights

    Weingarten Rights. Most union members have heard this term. Many shop stewards have the right to protect their members because of it. But what is the origin of these rights? What lies behind one of the most significant labor law rulings in recent history? For thirty years, Weingarten has been an often-used word in the vocabulary of union advocates.

  • Civil Rights

    From the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, there are several federal and state laws that protect you from discrimination and allow you to stand up for yourself. Learn more.