The objective of this Local Union is to improve the lives of working people and their families and  lead the way to a more just and humane society utilizing the Service Employees International Union.

To unite Local 580 members within the jurisdiction of the Service Employees International Union for mutual welfare, protection and advancement.

To work as Union members in the establishment and maintenance of fair wages, hours, working conditions, and professional standards.

To encourage and support women and members of minority groups to participate fully in the activities of the Local.

To eradicate discriminatory practices by the employer and society at large.

To seek ways to improve the quality of service the state provides.

To help build a strong labor movement that is reflective of the needs of working men and women.

To promote and encourage the involvement of it’s members in the political process, including elections and other forms of political activity.