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96. Actors Equity, AFTRA, and Screen Actors Guild nt
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  -Have you ever been a member of a Union? Ichingcarpenter  Feb-19-11 06:58 AM   #0 
  - My first job out of high school in 1968 I was a member of UMW.  hobbit709   Feb-19-11 07:02 AM   #1 
  - I'm on my fourth but that over 40 years on the labor market  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 07:05 AM   #3 
  - In Ohio  hobbit709   Feb-19-11 10:12 AM   #59 
  - My first job out of HS was in the UMW also on the iron range of Minnesota  vssmith   Feb-19-11 07:32 AM   #26 
  - ILA and Equity  Recursion   Feb-19-11 07:04 AM   #2 
  - I was a member of the California Nurse Association in the '90s I got full health  mucifer   Feb-19-11 07:05 AM   #4 
  - I found California very enlightening on labor  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 07:13 AM   #8 
  - I'm a former union member/shop steward and the daughter of a union organizer. (my mom)  Solly Mack   Feb-19-11 07:06 AM   #5 
  - I was a labor organizer in the South working with ACORN  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 07:09 AM   #7 
     - Neat!  Solly Mack   Feb-19-11 07:14 AM   #9 
        - You don't make money being the Squeaky Wheel  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 07:17 AM   #12 
           - Believe me, I know.  Solly Mack   Feb-19-11 07:18 AM   #15 
  - iatse for a few years  Tunkamerica   Feb-19-11 07:08 AM   #6 
  - actually  Tunkamerica   Feb-19-11 08:02 PM   #83 
  - 18 years in the USWA  Cirque du So-What   Feb-19-11 07:15 AM   #10 
  - I was told to join or find another job.  aikoaiko   Feb-19-11 07:15 AM   #11 
  - And so what happened? n/t  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 07:17 AM   #13 
     - I joined and paid my dues, and then quit the job about a year later.  aikoaiko   Feb-19-11 07:24 AM   #20 
  - CWA for 17 years  IDemo   Feb-19-11 07:17 AM   #14 
  - I know your background from DU  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 07:20 AM   #19 
  - I heard a discouraging but unsurprising thing on NPR on my drive home yesterday  IDemo   Feb-19-11 07:43 AM   #29 
  - CWA local 1150 here 12 years  Betty88   Feb-19-11 12:59 PM   #70 
  - Never had the chance, but I've always supported them because...  polichick   Feb-19-11 07:19 AM   #16 
  - Two  malaise   Feb-19-11 07:19 AM   #17 
  - Age 16 until retirement at 60  TheCowsCameHome   Feb-19-11 07:20 AM   #18 
  - Actors Equity when I did summer stock back in the 60s. Spouse was a member  CTyankee   Feb-19-11 07:24 AM   #21 
  - Just the wife of a union member. Plus other family also. n/t  Little Star   Feb-19-11 07:24 AM   #22 
  - "Just"? Don't belittle it--I remember what my friends' moms did  blondeatlast   Feb-19-11 09:55 AM   #50 
  - SEIU 1199NW. Registered Nurses Union  Heddi   Feb-19-11 07:25 AM   #23 
  - Democracy in the Work Place is what the World Needs  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 07:32 AM   #27 
  - AFSCME, Teamsters  blindpig   Feb-19-11 07:29 AM   #24 
  - I was a member of the Graduate Employee Organization at UMass  Bill McBlueState   Feb-19-11 07:31 AM   #25 
  - Never had the chance...  catabryna   Feb-19-11 07:42 AM   #28 
  - Thank you for your honest answer and reply  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 07:46 AM   #30 
  - I've always been part of management but I've also always been pro-union  Sisaruus   Feb-19-11 07:46 AM   #31 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Feb-19-11 07:47 AM   # 
  - in my working life i've never had the opportunity  barbtries   Feb-19-11 07:47 AM   #32 
  - Threesies. NYC Taxi-Drivers, Teachers, and some kind of weak...  Smarmie Doofus   Feb-19-11 07:52 AM   #33 
  - UFT 7 years.  erodriguez   Feb-19-11 07:53 AM   #34 
  - Dues paying, card carrying member of the National Education Association!  wndycty   Feb-19-11 07:55 AM   #35 
  - Two - UFCW and now a school secretaries bargaining unit  GreenEyedLefty   Feb-19-11 08:06 AM   #36 
  - MPSC 839 - Animators Union  tinrobot   Feb-19-11 08:07 AM   #37 
  - i was a union apprentice carpenter, and a chicago  mopinko   Feb-19-11 08:35 AM   #38 
  - Grocery workers in college days. Made DOUBLE TIME on Sundays.  KittyWampus   Feb-19-11 08:36 AM   #39 
  - My dad was union - I painted signs and was on the picket line with him -  TBF   Feb-19-11 08:38 AM   #40 
  - I'm actually thinking of starting one.  Initech   Feb-19-11 09:34 PM   #87 
     - Find the proper one affiliated with your field.  xmas74   Feb-19-11 11:37 PM   #98 
  - UFCW at Kroger's, Teamsters at Columbia House  PVnRT   Feb-19-11 08:40 AM   #41 
  - Union since 1988  Sabriel   Feb-19-11 08:41 AM   #42 
  - Yes, more than one, and at the same time, not  Bluenorthwest   Feb-19-11 09:09 AM   #43 
  - Yes.  rug   Feb-19-11 09:12 AM   #44 
  - I see what you're doing there......  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 09:15 AM   #46 
  - Been in two. Both were worthless  Chris_Texas   Feb-19-11 09:14 AM   #45 
  - Two. n/t  deacon   Feb-19-11 09:19 AM   #47 
  - I'm a third generation union member.  Reader Rabbit   Feb-19-11 09:49 AM   #48 
  - Here in Denver.....  Hotler   Feb-19-11 09:52 AM   #49 
  - AFSCME and the daughter of an AFSME organizer and granddaughter of a railroad union  blondeatlast   Feb-19-11 09:57 AM   #51 
  - Former AFSCME here.  xmas74   Feb-19-11 11:35 PM   #97 
  - Five people had the chance to but didn't? Wonder why?  blondeatlast   Feb-19-11 09:58 AM   #52 
  - Didn't want to take a pay cut  Fla_Democrat   Feb-19-11 10:20 AM   #60 
     - In the South it was a very tough road  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-19-11 11:35 AM   #65 
     - From within, for sure  Fla_Democrat   Feb-19-11 01:57 PM   #74 
     - So--it was all about you. Gotcha. nt  blondeatlast   Feb-19-11 12:31 PM   #66 
        - my bills, my life, so, yes  Fla_Democrat   Feb-19-11 01:52 PM   #73 
           - I guess I'm just happy you're happy. Bless your heart. nt  blondeatlast   Feb-19-11 06:26 PM   #81 
  - Yes - including a public employee's union.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Feb-19-11 09:58 AM   #53 
  - I was still in high school the first time I joined a union.  quiller4   Feb-19-11 09:58 AM   #54 
  - Restaurant union when I was a waitress and union in UC Berkeley as  lunatica   Feb-19-11 09:59 AM   #55 
  - Newspaper Guild and National Writers Union. Mr. Brickbat is a Teamster (locomotive engineer) and has  Brickbat   Feb-19-11 09:59 AM   #56 
  - BMWED  Swede   Feb-19-11 10:02 AM   #57 
  - IBEW  lpbk2713   Feb-19-11 10:04 AM   #58 
  - My job is not unionized, but I come from a union family...  Joe the Revelator   Feb-19-11 10:37 AM   #61 
  - I wish I did.  bluethruandthru   Feb-19-11 10:43 AM   #62 
  - I'm in a union now  fishwax   Feb-19-11 10:48 AM   #63 
  - Teamsters - 1977-1980.  Morning Dew   Feb-19-11 10:59 AM   #64 
  - Worked for IUE for about 4 months.  bluescribbler   Feb-19-11 12:42 PM   #67 
  - Union made my life better - hard to get in though  upi402   Feb-19-11 12:50 PM   #68 
  - Never had the opportunity but I believe in Unions with all my heart.  earth mom   Feb-19-11 12:56 PM   #69 
  - Teamsters Local 287 and Newspaper Guild. n/t  warren pease   Feb-19-11 01:40 PM   #71 
  - Teamsters and IBEW...  kentuck   Feb-19-11 01:44 PM   #72 
  - One, first nursing job. Was told beware, avoid an area of hosp where unionizers were enrolling peopl  uppityperson   Feb-19-11 02:08 PM   #75 
  - I was a Teamster in the early-to-mid 70s...  GReedDiamond   Feb-19-11 02:09 PM   #76 
  - I have always wanted to join a union...  grahamhgreen   Feb-19-11 02:11 PM   #77 
  - AFM member for 28 years  MilesColtrane   Feb-19-11 02:17 PM   #78 
  - One place I worked I was able to join a union.  Cleita   Feb-19-11 02:17 PM   #79 
  - Yes, I was a member of the public employees union  Blue_In_AK   Feb-19-11 02:44 PM   #80 
  - Believe it or not, San Francisco has many Unions  AsahinaKimi   Feb-19-11 06:29 PM   #82 
  - NALC  alfredo   Feb-19-11 08:04 PM   #84 
  - No, never had a job where there was a union  Raine   Feb-19-11 08:15 PM   #85 
  - For 2 years when I was 19.  Kermitt Gribble   Feb-19-11 09:28 PM   #86 
  - MEBA  cloudbase   Feb-19-11 09:48 PM   #88 
  - AFTRA when I worked on a soap opera.  JackBeck   Feb-19-11 09:53 PM   #89 
  - Not sure how to answer  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-19-11 09:54 PM   #90 
  - USWA, in their only casino  LadyHawkAZ   Feb-19-11 10:05 PM   #91 
  - Three: UAW, CWA/TSEU, IWW.  readmoreoften   Feb-19-11 10:11 PM   #92 
  - 4 that I can remember-Musicians Union when I was 15, Steelworkers  old mark   Feb-19-11 10:29 PM   #93 
  - I've stuck with my union even though our past RW govt tried to break the bond...  Violet_Crumble   Feb-19-11 10:41 PM   #94 
  - Yes, two.  H2O Man   Feb-19-11 10:45 PM   #95 
  - Actors Equity, AFTRA, and Screen Actors Guild nt  demodonkey   Feb-19-11 11:17 PM   #96 
  - Tried to get a plant I worked in to go union.  underseasurveyor   Feb-19-11 11:42 PM   #99 
 

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