San Diego
Municipal Employees Association

Guiding Principles

Fight to protect and improve the pay, benefits and working conditions of the employees we represent.

Enforce our contracts and labor rights, and defend each employee’s right to fair treatment and justice in the workplace.

Communicate the interests and needs of our members to City officials and hold those leaders accountable for supporting the fair treatment of City employees.

Value the diversity and variety of opinions of our members while performing as a team to advance unity, stability and strength.

Foster a culture of professionalism and inclusiveness that encourages treating each other with dignity, fairness and respect.

Practice transparency and accountability in all our dealings, conduct, actions and financial stewardship.

Support the needs of those within MEA as well as to be a responsible and contributing member of the greater San Diego community.