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Local 1613 Mission

LOCAL 1613 MISSION

  • We are the guardians of non-supervisory Border Patrol agents and support personnel assigned to the San Diego Sector of the US Border Patrol.
  • We protect Border Patrol agents against frivolous lawsuits, overzealous prosecutors, and unwarranted or disparate administrative actions.
  • We safeguard conditions of employment, agreements, practices, employee rights, and the labor laws of the United States.
  • We strive to ensure a fair and equitable workplace free from favoritism, intimidation, disparate treatment, and harassment.
  • We investigate and report fraud, waste, and abuse within the Border Patrol.
  • We seek to preserve the Border Patrol motto: “Honor First” and the oath of office sworn by all Border Patrol agents.
  • We promote immigration laws and policies that contribute to the security of the USA and oppose policies that restrict the sworn duties of agents.
  • We represent the employees with honor, judiciousness, and professionalism.

Know Your Rights

  • Article 4 I +

    Article 4 I - The Union will be given the opportunity to be represented at any formal discussion between one or Read More
  • Obey Now, Grieve Later +

    "Obey now, grieve later" - an employee should obey a supervisors lawful order and grieve the order later if the employee Read More
  • Article 26 B +

    Article 26 B - The Employer agrees to make every effort to avoid requiring employees to perform continuous automobile travel for Read More
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