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Where do I apply for a union job? How do I join a union in CA?

I am currently looking for a job in Orange County with the security that a job with union membership provides. Anybody with info please pass it along, I will be most grateful. Any open local, civic or federal goverment positions too. Was recently layed off from the mortgage industry as a loan processor. Thank you.

Asked By: JobhunterinOC - 4/17/2006
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you go to a temp service in ca and tell them that you want to work in the union, how ever most jobs are union but the real good paying ones are the union trades which you have to go to trade school to get a trade see i lived in riverside ca and i did work for the street dept. of riverside which was concrete any job you... More
Answered By: shout2008 - 4/17/2006
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i would look into it, i know that most city bus driver jobs are union, police are union, etc... look around
Answered By: dblack - 4/17/2006
 
Ask the place you are applying too. When you are hired, they give you an amount of time to join the union.
Answered By: MCRloveralltheWay - 4/17/2006
 
i have no idea. i don't live in California. but i would try search on the Internet in your local area.
Answered By: sweetfrezz17 - 4/17/2006
 
look in the phone book for the union you wish to join such as the carpenters or long shoremens nearest local. call them and you usually will have to pay an initiation fee and union dues. that will get you on a call list for job openings in the trade or craft that you wish to persue.
Answered By: unionjack07 - 4/17/2006
 
Joining a Union is easy and in most cases mandatory.. First, you have to find a job that has a Union.. then when you land the job, the Union, in all likelihood, will contact you as they do not like people to work in a unionized place who are NOT union members.. Your problem now.. is GETTING THE JOB... More
Answered By: norman7774 - 4/17/2006
 
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