As both workers and members of the community, Suffolk AME members have a vested interest in safeguarding the high quality of life we enjoy in Suffolk County.
Labor Unions give their members the power to negotiate for improved working conditions, better benefits, and higher wages than their non-Union counterparts through collective bargaining.
Although the concept of a Union may seem like a relic of the past or straight out of the pages of a history book, that could not be further from the truth. Today, Unions are more important than ever.
As technology continues to progress and new public challenges are realized, workers need united strength to assure advancement. Going head-to-head with a large corporate entity or a massive Government agency may be an impossible task for just one person, but through solidarity, workers’ voices can be fortified and given a proper share of participation in the policies which directly affect them