The LMRDA (also known as the Landrum-Griffin Act) awards certain rights to union members and protects their interests by promoting procedures within labor organization. The LMRDA does not apply to unions who only represent state and local government employees. The office of Labor Management Standards (OLMS) enforces many of the LMRDA provisions. The Union Members Bill of Rights and Election Rights are discussed below. For more information on the full act please go to http://www.dol.gov/compliance/laws/comp-lmrda.htm
Bill of Rights
This sets forth the basic rights guaranteed to union members. In short, Union members have:
If a Collective Bargaining Agreement directly affects their rights, both Union and nonunion employers have the right to receive or inspect copies of Collective Bargaining Agreements.
(1) Union Members In Good Standing have the right to:
For more information on the LMRDA and its provisions, please go to their website at http://www.dol.gov/compliance/laws/comp-lmrda.htm
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