Turning up the heat as coordinated bargaining continues
Nearly 300 demonstrators led by UWUA picketed outside FirstEnergy’s annual meeting in Morgantown, WV on May 21 to protest corporate policies aimed at cutting living standards for utility workers and essential services for consumers.
We’ve got the Power!
We are fighting for good jobs rebuilding our frayed infrastructure. We are fighting against corporate greed, and we are fighting for those who have put their lives on the line for our nation. We are fighting for the next generation of utility workers.
Power for America Conference Agenda
We’ve got the power to move forward and build a better future, together!
Lakeland, FL Members Win Hard-Fought Victory With New Contract!
Success in a right-to-work state!
Standing strong through more than a year and six months of contentious negotiations, Local 604 members who work at Lakeland, Florida’s electric utility have won a new contract.
Local 304 WV Members Receive Their Share of $1.25 Million Settlement with FirstEnergy
Union leverages united membership, aggressive legal team, and company-wide campaign
With the recent $1.25 million payout by FirstEnergy in the hands of the Harrison Power Station workers who were wronged by the company’s illegal, anti-worker, anti-union actions, the next phase of the Settlement Agreement begins: good faith bargaining for a fair contract.
Infrastructure and Climate Change Focus
Unions, enviros work together for “a clean economy,” workers’ rights and climate-friendly energy policy
The UWUA was a proud, and active, participant in the sixth annual Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference (GJGJ), organized by the BlueGreen Alliance.
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