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Why public employees are joining

We are the union of public service workers in Virginia, uniting people who work for cities and counties all across the Commonwealth of Virginia to improve our jobs and the services we provide to our communities.

As county and city employees, we work hard to support our families and to provide the essential services that make our communities strong. But too many of us are underpaid and overworked and are being left behind.

Together, we can change that. By using our strength in numbers and joining together in our union, we will have a much stronger voice on the job — and for the first time, we will have the ability to negotiate a contract that addresses many of the issues we care about, including: