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For over thirty years, the Orange County labor union work injury attorneys at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo have worked hard for union members who have been the victim of job injuries and work accidents. We will assist you in being awarded the maximum benefits and compensation that are legally possible given your injury and circumstances. You deserve to know your legal options and the merits of your case before moving forward with a workers’ compensation, third party or personal injury claim. If your claim is successful, workers’ compensation insurance might even pay for part of your lost wages, medical care, temporary disability, permanent disability, rehabilitation, vocational rehabilitation and more if your injury warrants such payments. Call our firm twenty-four hours a day at (714) 783-2205 to setup a free initial consultation. After you agree to bring us on as your lawyers, we will immediately start to make sure you are getting the complete and timely medical treatment that you deserve. Many in the Orange County area feel that we are the best workers’ compensation and personal injury lawyers around and we work hard to continue to live up to those standards.
The lawyers in our injury firm have the unique experience and resources needed to legally help employees who have been injured and are union members. One reason is that many of our lawyers grew up in union families, believe in unions and have helped countless injured union members since 1979. The Better Business Bureau gave us an A+ for service and ethics and we’ve earned the trust of many unions. This includes the fact that we are the exclusive injury representation for the Orange County Employee Association (OCEA) and other unions. All of our attorneys and staff continue to educate themselves on the latest workers’ compensation laws, employment laws, and labor laws to make sure that we stay prepared to represent you after any unfortunate job injury or workplace accident.
We have experience representing union members in many of the following unions, labor organizations, and employee associations throughout Orange County. Please feel free to contact us at (714) 783-2205 if you have questions about your job injury, work accident, union benefits or how to file a workers’ compensation claim for your workplace injury. We promise to be with you all the way.
Orange County Employees Association
Our firm is the exclusive legal representation of the OCEA. It has been a strong relationship for both sides indeed. Their website is http://www.oceamember.org.
Anaheim Municipal Employees Association
The AMEA is an affiliate of the Orange County Employees Association.
Orange County Musicians’ Association Local 7 (American Federation of Musicians – AFM)
This important union works to protect the people whose working environments and contracts can vary from day to day. The Orange County-based AFM Local 7 is a good resource for any local OC musician. Their website is http://www.afm.org/locals/info/number/7.
Orange County District Council of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners
Carpentry is still a very dangerous job and carpentry injuries and accidents happen frequently.
Orange County International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
This union protects the rights of and bargains for the electrical workers throughout Southern California. The Santa Ana IBEW Local 441 serves all of Orange County.
Orange County Professional Firefighters, Local 2057
This association protects the firefighters throughout Orange County. It is a local of the IAFF (International Association of Firefighters). Their website is http://www.iaff2057.com/.
Anaheim Police Association
The APA’s slogan is “Commitment to Community … Dedicated to Serve.” Their online website is located athttp://www.anaheimpoliceassociation.org/.
Orange CTA for Orange County Teachers
Orange CTA was created to stand up for the people who teach and inspire our children and shape our future. They are also members of CTA and NEA and their website is http://www.orangecta.org/.
Orange County Peace Officers Association (OCPOA)
The OCPOA aids police officers in issues regarding injuries, wages, hours, working conditions and contracts. Their slogan is “Supporting the law enforcement community.” They also help the families of officers who are injured, sick or deceased. They can be found online at http://www.ocpoa.com/.
Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs
The AOCDS’s online website is at http://www.aocds.org/. Their slogan is “Built upon a foundation of unity, integrity and leadership.”
NFEE (National Federation of Federal Employees) Local 1450
This union represents HUD employees in Region IX (which includes Santa Ana, Orange County and California within the region).
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers – Orange County, California
The abbreviation for this union is IAM and they are active in supporting their member workers throughout all aspects of their careers.
United Domestic Workers (AFSCME)
The UDW works to protect and promote domestic workers all throughout Orange County. They are also known as the Homecare Providers Union and their website for Orange County is http://www.udwa.org/counties/orange-county/.
University Professional and Technical Employees – Local 8
Located on campuses but working for professional and technical employees on higher education institutions, UPTE is an important organization. Local 8 is based on the UC Irvine campus.
United Food and Commercial Workers – UFCW Local 324
This union protects the rights of workers that are employed by companies from Ralphs, Food4Less and VONS to Disneyland and CVS/pharmacy. The website for Local 324 is http://www.ufcw324.org.
Orange County Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees (Unite HERE) Local 681
This union has a proud history of community involvement and making the lives of its members better. Their workers are employed by companies all throughout Orange County.
Communication Workers of America
The CWA calls itself the Union for the Information Age. The Orange County for CWA Local is 9510.
Teamsters Local 986
Located in Orange, this Teamsters union is very active in protecting the rights of its members.
Service Employees International (SEIU Local #1877 – Property Services)
This important union works to protect public service workers. The Orange County Local is #1877 and it is located in Santa Ana.
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT Council 36 and Council 16)
The Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36 covers California and is located in the City of Altadena. The IUPAT Council #16 covers California and Nevada and is located in Livermore. Council 16’s website is http://www.dc16iupat.org/ while Council 36’s website is http://www.dc36.org/. Their slogan is High Performance, High Value.
LIUNA – Laborer’s Local #652
The Laborers’ International Union of North America Local #652 represents thousands of hard working people throughout Santa Ana and Orange County.
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees – Local 504 – Orange County
The IATSE protects those people who are employed as theatrical stage workers all throughout Orange County.
Orange County Labor Federation, AFL-CIO Local
The Orange County Labor Federation is the local central body of the AFL-CIO. Their website is www.oclabor.org. Their slogan is “Good Jobs. Strong Community. A Voice for Working Families.” The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations is a voluntary federation of international and national labor unions. Some of the unions that are a part of the national AFL-CIO are the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA), American Federation of Musicians (AFM), American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), American Postal Workers Union (APWU), American Federation of Teachers (AFT), International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), California School Employee’s Association (CSEA), Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), American Radio Association (APA), International Association of Fire Fighters, and Screen Actors Guild (SAG).
More AFL-CIO Unions
Additional Unions within the AFL-CIO are Federation of Professional Athletes, Communication Workers of America (CWA), American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA), American Federation of Government Employees, Actor’s Equity Association (AEA), Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM), National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, National Nurses United (NNU), Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers (UAW), Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), Laborer’s International Union of North America (IUNA), Transportation Communications International Union/IAM (TCU/IAM), International Union of Police Association (IUPA), and International Brotherhood of Boilers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers (IBB). Each of these unions is important for protecting the rights, wages and benefits of workers in their particular field(s).
The AFL-CIO’s list of unions continues with the International Federation of Professional and Technical Workers (IFPTE), National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU), International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), Sheet Metal Workers International Association (SMWIA), International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC), Transport Workers Union of America (TWU), International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC), International Union of Allied Novelty and Production Workers, Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS), Seafarers International Union of North America (SIU), National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), IATSE, International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), Operative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association (OPCMIA), United Association of Journeyman and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada (UA), International Plate Printers, Die Stampers, and Engravers Union of North America, Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics, and Allied Workers International Union (GMP), United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial & Service Workers International Union (USW), International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers, and Allied Workers, United Transportation Union (UTU), and Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA). Remember to notify your union and one of our work injury attorneys right after calling for medical attention.
Sadly, you may already know just how fast a workplace accident or on-the-job injury can change the lives of you and your family. Our Orange County work injury attorneys has earned the trust of many unions and labor organizations and we hope to earn your trust, as well. Initial case consultations and evaluations with our Orange County law firm are free. You will be able to meet with a lawyer who will listen to you. Unless and until we do our job and win your case, you will not incur any legal fees or costs for our time and assistance. We are ready and available to meet at our office, your home or hospital room Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm. If you prefer evenings or weekends, we are also available then by appointment. We can come to you. We are known in Orange County and throughout California as hard working and ethical attorneys.
The Orange County Law Offices of DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo: (714) 783-2205