Right to Join a Union

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Texas Education Code 21.408: RIGHT TO JOIN OR NOT JOIN A PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION 
This chapter does not abridge the right of an educator to join any professional association or organization or refuse to join any professional association or organization. 

Texas Labor Code Sec. 101.001.  RIGHT TO ORGANIZE. 
All persons engaged in any kind of labor may associate and form trade unions and other organizations to protect themselves in their personal labor in their respective employment. 

Texas Labor Code Sec. 101.052. DENIAL OF EMPLOYMENT BASED ON LABOR UNION MEMBERSHIP PROHIBITED.
A person may not be denied employment based on membership or non
membership in a labor union. 

Texas Government Code Sec. 617.004: 
An individual may not be denied public employment because of the individual’s membership or nonmembership in a labor organization. 

Texas Government Code Sec. 617.005: 
This chapter does not impair the right of public employees to present grievances concerning their wages, hours of employment, or conditions of work either individually or through a representative that does not claim the right to strike. 


Yes, Unions are Legal in Texas

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