Joining CWA local 4502 has many benefits. Perhaps most importanty, it allows you to vote on contracts, leadership and important issues, giving you a true voice in the membership.
Only members receive certain benefits like: eligibility in scholarship programs through our District 4 office and the International for your children; money-saving programs through Union Plus (such as home/auto financing, credit cards, rental car and travel discounts, wireless, entertainment); $2,000 in accidental death/disability benefits and more.
Only members receive certain benefits like regularly attending member meetings, receiving member give-a-ways, and enjoying social events. Joining will also afford you social and networking opportunities through events and keep you informed through newsletters and other communications. There is strength in membership. The greater the portion of eligible employees who become full members, the greater our show of strength and solidarity. Becoming a member tells City leadership that you feel the union is important and you are willing to take a stand to support Columbus workers. There is no extra cost to become a member, so why not sign your union card today? Click below to fill out this simple form send it to the address on the form or email it to
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It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to... encourag[e] the practice and procedure of collective bargaining and [to] protect... the exercise by workers of full freedom of association, self-organization and designation of representatives of their own choosing, for the purpose of negotiating the terms and conditions of their employment or other mutual aid or protection.
-- National Labor Relations Act