Benefits

The Benefits of Union Membership

“I consider it important, indeed necessary, for intellectual workers to get together, both to protect their own economic status … and to secure their influence in the political field.” — Albert Einstein, on his decision to join the Princeton faculty union.

einsteinYou don’t have to be an Einstein to know you should join the faculty union at Seneca College. We encourage you to do so. Here are some of the benefits.

Union members participate in the development of union policy, contract demands for provincial bargaining, etc., and attend and vote at union meetings. Union members may run for union office and participate in the election of stewards and officers who direct the activities of the union local. In the event of a lockout or strike, union members are entitled to strike pay.