Your Rights (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions about Workers Rights Coalition, our cause, and what we do, how you can get involved, and more.

What is Right to Work?

A Right to Work law secures the right of employees to decide for themselves whether or not to join or financially support a union. 22 states, including Nevada, are considered Right to Work states.

Since Nevada is a Right to Work state, Can I be required to pay Union dues in order to keep my job?

No, because Nevada is a Right to Work state, you cannot be required to be a member of the Union or pay it any monies as a condition of your employment.

Can the Union fine me or punish me if I stop paying union dues?

No, you have the right to cut off all payments to the Union, and you will not be subject to Union rules and internal discipline.

Will the Union continue to represent me if I stop paying union dues?

Yes, the Union is obligated to represent you if you stop paying Union dues.

Will the Union still process my grievances if I stop paying union dues?

Yes, the Union is obligated to process your grievances if you stop paying Union dues.

Will I still be covered by the collective bargaining agreement between my employer and the Union if I stop paying union dues?

Yes, you will still be covered by the collective bargaining agreement between your employer and the Union if you stop paying Union dues.

Will my wages or benefits be affected if I stop paying union dues?

No, any benefits provided by your employer pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement (including wages and benefits) will not be affected if you stop paying Union dues.

Will I still be covered by the Union Health and Pension Plans if I stop paying union dues?

Yes, any benefits provided by your employer pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement (including health insurance and pension benefits) will not be affected if you stop paying Union dues.