FEDERAL LAW GIVES YOU THE RIGHT TO:
• Form, join, or assist a union;
• Choose a representative to bargain with your employer on your behalf;
• Act together with other employees for your benefit and protection;
• Choose not to engage in any of these protected activities.
WE WILL NOT maintain the following portions of Article XXI of our Constitution and Bylaws within the Constitution and Bylaws or anywhere else:
Section 1 (page 37)
“Conduct unbecoming a Union member may include actions involving disaffiliation or decertification proceedings or the instigation thereof.”
Section 14 (page 40)
“In any case in which it shall appear to the International President that a member or members have engaged in a conspiracy to commit an offense against this International Union, or in those cases where a member or members have caused or instigated disaffiliation or decertification proceedings, the International President may perfer charges against such member or members of this International Union for violation of this Constitution and By ‑ Laws or for conduct unbecoming a member of this International Union, without regard to the existence of an emergency.”
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT to file election petitions, and to participate in or cooperate in National Labor Relations Board proceedings; and WE WILL NOT maintain in our Constitution and Bylaws, or anywhere else, any rules that threaten you with being fined, or with any other punishment, for filing an election petition with the National Labor Relations Board, or otherwise participating or cooperating in National Labor Relations Board proceedings.
WE WILL NOT in any like or related manner restrain or coerce your exercise of rights under Section 7 of the Act.
WE WILL immediately rescind and give no effect to the portions of Article XXI described in the above paragraphs, and WE WILL post a copy of our revised Constitution and Bylaws that does not contain the above rules on our website and distribute copies to our affiliated local unions.