Things to remember

  • Make an employment contract in writing.
  • Read the collective agreement applicable in your industry.
  • Ask for advice and other orientation at your workplace.
  • Follow your employer’s instructions and wear protective equipment.
  • Keep a daily record of your working hours.
  • Check that your salary payments are correct.
  • Get to know the shop steward and occupational safety representative at your workplace.
  • Maintain your trade union membership – pay your membership fees and notify the union of any changes.
  • If you are not a trade union member – join us and bring a friend!