Contact Us

International Union
2879 Cranberry Highway
East Wareham, MA 02538
Toll Free: 1-800-572-6103
Phone: 774-678-0936
Fax: 774-678-4658


Rights to Organize

The National Labor Relations Act affords employees the legal right to:

•Form, or attempt to form, a Union in the workplace
•Join a Union whether the Union is recognized by the
Employer or not
•Assist a Union in organizing their fellow employees
•Be fairly represented by a Union

What makes UGSOA Different than
any other Union?

•All of our Representatives started their careers working as Security Officers in various security fields which provides for an in depth understanding of your needs.
•UGSOA is known for their commitment and dedication to their members.
•UGSOA is a 9(b)(3) Union
What is 9(b)(3)?

The National Labor Relations Act dictates that, “any individual employed as a guard to enforce against employees and other persons rules to protect property of the employer or to protect the safety of persons on the employer's premises; but no labor organization shall be certified as the representative of employees in a bargaining unit of guards if such organization admits to membership, or is affiliated directly or indirectly with an organization which admits to membership, employees other than guards”.

UGSOA is a Certified Pure Guard Union!

What’s the process?

The process is simple! All you have to do is:
•Speak with a UGSOA Representative and express your intentions
•Our representative will send you interest cards
•You and your fellow employees must fill out the interest cards, (as prescribed by law), and return them to the International Office.
•The UGSOA will file an RC Petition with the NLRB requesting an Election.
•The NLRB will then schedule the election within 42 days on your behalf.

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