When you have a few minutes, watch the video above about Jim Staus, a worker fired by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center after he wore a union sticker to work. Staus talks about why, earning $11.81 an hour after more than seven years on the job, he decided to fight for a union—and to
turn down a "significant" settlement offer
, preferring instead to wait for a judge's decision on the National Labor Relations Board charges against UPMC in his firing. Staus is not alone—other workers made the same decision. If you don't quite get why workers fight to unionize, or the risks they take in doing so, this moving video might help you understand.
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