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YOUR RIGHTS
Know your rights!!
Office Depot Can Not Legally:
   Ask you if you have signed a union card.
   Ask you what you think about the union.
   Threaten, coerce, or harass you through a supervisor or fellow employee.
   Threaten you with loss of your present benefits.
   Threaten you with discharge or punishment for union activity.
   Threaten to close the facility if you form a union.
   Promise you benefits if you reject the union.
   Spy on or interfere with your union activity.
   If your employer does any of the above, let your local union know immediately. They will file unfair labor practice charges on your behalf with the NLRB.

* You have a right to join a union and to ask others to join
* You have a right to attend union meetings and to ask others to attend
* You have a right to give out union leaflets to other employees on your own time  
* You have a right to do anything else help get the union going so long as you do not interfere with or violate announced company policy
        This Is What the Federal Gov't Says:
    THIS IS FEDERAL LAW- LABOR MANAGEMENT RELATIONS ACT-
"Sec. 7 Employees shall have the right to self-organize, to form, join, or assist labor organizations to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aids or protection..."

If you feel that your rights have been violated let an organizer know or send an email to ODepotUnion@hotmail.com.

         Do Not Be Misled
* Union Dues- union dues are only  five dollars a week. Since no dues are paid until a contract is approved by the employees, employess can effectively insure that gains in the contract will be more than the amount paid per month in dues. Otherwise the employees can simply turn the contract down and they never pay a cent. It is illegal for union dues to be taken from our checks unless we authorize a dues deduction!
* About Union Membership- After the union is voted in, you will choose individually whether or not to join. It will not be mandatory to join. So the choice is up to you.