When workers stand together, the direction of our lives changes
dramatically for the better. From wages to paid leave, from safety
to retirement, studies prove over and over how much of a difference
unions make for workers who raise their voices as one.
The key difference is that when workers have a union, we are able to share decision making power with our employer and are able to negotiate a contract that spells out all our wages, benefits and working conditions. But without a union, the employer maintains all the power and we have little say in our jobs.
SEIU Local 1107 members have shown over and over again that we can win contracts with the highest standards, including:
Research shows time and again that unions raise wages for workers. In fact, union workers make an average of nearly $10,000 more than non-unionized workers. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statics)