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12-29-2004, 06:11 PM
Join Date: Sep 2004
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In America you have the right to not belong to a union!
That is not true, it varies state-to-state. If the state is a "Union Shop" state, you can be required to join the union if your colleagues are members of a union. In a "Right to Work" state you have the right to opt out of the union.
Someone will sue and someone will lose. CBA applies to Future employees. Otherwise you would have seen someone who was drafted in 1997 sue to become a free agent after their first contract expiring claiming he was not part of the union when the free agent rules and former CBA were agreed upon.
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