Competency Area Threads
Threads are common components of the separate core competencies. These threads emphasize these areas in all roles within the union field. The identified threads are:
The ability to successfully exchange information through verbal and nonverbal symbols and behaviors.
The ability to understand the overall intent of and choose from appropriate tools, equipment, and procedures for service delivery and problem solving.
The ability to develop and maintain integrity.
The guarantee of fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all members of our communities, while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups.