Why Join PASS?
Membership in PASS is about more than joining a union—it is about having a voice, gaining a system of support and solidarity, and making an important investment in your future. What else do you get by joining PASS? Why should you join now? Take a look at the following and the make the decision to join PASS today!
Access to Member-Only Benefits
PASS works with Union Plus to provide you and your family access to valuable products and services. Joining PASS allows you to take advantage of many members-only benefits, including scholarship programs, money and credit services, health care savings, travel discounts, and others.
Be a Part of a Greater Network
PASS is affiliated with the AFL-CIO and, as a member of PASS, you will become part of a nationwide network of brothers and sisters. PASS encourages all chapters to affiliate with state or local branches of the AFL-CIO.
Have a Representative on Your Side
PASS will be there to support you on the job. If you ever need to file a grievance, the PASS legal team will be on hand to provide assistance and support. PASS also represents you during investigations or disciplinary matters.
Access to Training and Experience
PASS provides organizing, legislative, representative and safety training to members. In addition, the biennial PASS Chapter Summit is an opportunity for PASS chapter leaders to participate in extensive training on chapter growth and sustainability. In addition, as a PASS member, you can serve as a PASS liaison or subject matter expert on a variety of agency projects.
Have a Voice
PASS has exclusive bargaining authority to negotiate working conditions for bargaining unit employees. PASS negotiates the contracts, and only PASS members are able to vote to ratify any negotiated contract. In addition, as a member, you can provide input during contract negotiations to PASS members on the team, or even serve on the team yourself.Without PASS, the agency would be free to impose any pay plan, your annual and sick leave benefits and work schedules would be dictated by management, and management could change wages, benefits or working conditions at their discretion. As a member of PASS, your voice is heard!
Become a Part of a Strong Union
When you join PASS, you join a union of aviation brothers and sisters who understand the needs of the workforce and embody the same level of dedication and commitment to protecting this country’s aviation system. Become a part of a strong and solid union focused on issues that impact you now and in the future.