Aren't unions there to save jobs?

hello my name is Steven, I'm 22,i was recently fired from my job for an issue where I was late an hour. To be clear, I was written up and suspended in March 2nd and was fired on june 29th. I was also in a union. they fired me for being late 3 times in 6 months. The "big bird" Troy, set up a meeting the following day to talk to the union rep. it didnt go well at all. the union rep just sat there and said "i wish there was something I could do", after that it was clear that my job is gone and im losing everything. there was nothing I could say to convince him to give me another shot. I am a very hard worker and loved that job. I worked there for 2.5 years, and now that time is wasted. I dont know what to do. I feel like I was misrepresented by my union.
steveohill
Asked Aug 08, 2015
Edited Aug 08, 2015

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