PROTECTING OUR RIGHTS - It Pays to Know Your Contract

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Cliff Berger a Courtesy Clerk at the Auburn Safeway was sent home early by his manager because “we didn’t meet sales.” Knowing his contract, (the schedule may be changed in case of an emergency or by 48 hrs notice to the employee or by mutual agreement between the employer and the employee), Cliff questioned his Manager. Safeway HR was notified of the contract violation and Cliff was paid for his time. Cliff knew the benefits in his union contract and stood up for his rights in the workplace.