WHY 353 UNION

WHY DO SO MANY CANADIANS CHOOSE TO BELONG TO A UNION?
BECAUSE IT MAKES TOO MUCH SENSE!

HIGHER WAGES

As statistics Canada says, “ It has long been known that unionized employee

Make more money than non-union workers”

IBEW Electrical workers make up to 40% more than non-union.

HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING

A study by the Federal Government concluded that union-sponsored health and safety initiatives, and committees have a “ significant impact in reducing injury rates”

Evidence clearly shows that unions lead to healthier and safer workplaces.

A 1996 study showed that 79% of unionized workplaces reported higher compliance with health and safety regulations compared to 54% of non-unionized workplaces.

BETTER BENEFITS & HEALTH BENEFITS

Statistics Canada reports that 83% of unionized employees are covered by either

a Pension Plan or a group RRSP compared to just 33% of non-union workers.

Unionized workers generally have better paid vacations, sick pay, overtime pay, maternity leave and Health Coverage than non-union workers.

IMPROVED JOB SKILLS

IBEW Local 353 has invested millions of dollars in building state-of-the-art Training Centres in Toronto, Mississauga, Barrie, and Oshawa. Our members have access to

Free Courses that will grow their skills and train them in emerging technologies.

Expand your skills, get better at your trade and earn more.

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