The Government Workers Union has a proven system of representation. Employees can exercise their rights and communicate within their Local Union structure. The Local Union representatives are well trained and specialize in identifying issues and opportunities in the workplace. The Government Workers Union has a fully functional, professional staff. The staff includes clerical positions, business agent positions and legal positions. Those staff employees are highly trained and educated. They provide the representation and support the Local Union representatives need to do their duties. When Local Union action does not resolve a problem, the staff representative take over and move disputes to the next level, litigation. This system provides the greatest opportunity for success and guarantees the best outcomes for the union members. The GWU system is well designed - and it works!