When we refer to “organizing”
workers we are referring to the process of turning a group of
individual workers into a cohesive group that can effectively represent
their common interests with their employer. This is what people outside
the union movement might call "unionizing."
The goal is to apply the rules of labor legislation in order for the
workers to be recognized as a unit and to compel the employer to
negotiate a binding contract governing their terms and conditions of
For more information about IATSE Local 720's Organizing process see our Organizing Page.