Who We Are Our and Our Mission
WHO WE ARE
We are workers who join together
so that we can have the power which comes from solidarity. We are people
who share a common goal -- to negotiate with our employers from a position
of strength. We are individuals who know that you have to belong to be
As working men and women, everyone and everywhere, we are our greatest resource.
We organize and represent workers to ensure our voice is heard, our place at the table is kept and the American dream is ours in the 21st Century.
As a labor union, we hold these values as our working principles:
We are honest with ourselves and each other.
Every group, every idea is welcomed.
We encourage and expect full participation in all union matters.
We respect each other and honor our differences.
We celebrate our diversity and use it to strengthen us.
We listen and provide for open communication across all parts of our union and in all directions.
We are accountable for our actions and decisions.
We conduct our business in a fiscally sound manner.
As a labor union, we are committed to union democracy and we follow these values with integrity.