One in five U.S. adults experiences mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Further, one in 25 experience serious mental illness. The numbers don’t lie — there’s a significant portion of the population that has mental health needs.

When it comes to your job, there is no greater need than to have an advocate at your side. PTSD. Substance Abuse. Alcoholism. Bipolar Disorder. All of these fall under behavioral health — and they’re all covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Most union members and their families, unfortunately, are unaware of the rights afforded to them under federal law. We get it, though. We also get how to fight and utilize state and federal laws.

The passion and professionalism that the Union First© team brings to bear is the fuel that powers results for union members and their families. It what gets us up in the morning, keeps us humble, and pushes us to do more.