The first step is to contact HEU’s organizing department. Our organizers will be happy to give you more information about joining HEU and answer any questions you may have. All calls are strictly confidential.
The next step is to sign an HEU membership card, which is 100 per cent confidential. When more than 45 per cent of the workers in your workplace have signed a union card, HEU will apply to the Labour Relations Board to hold a secret ballot vote. This process is also totally confidential. No one – neither the union nor your employer – will ever know how you voted.
If the vote is successful and a majority of the workers vote in favour of joining the union, HEU will become your certified bargaining agent.
As an HEU member you will have all the support and resources you need to bargain your first collective agreement and protect your rights in your workplace.