“The Utility Worker” magazine’s April/May/June issue is now in the mail and available online.
The ball is in our court
The National Union is engaged at every level of government in the fight to save our members’ jobs as our country transitions to a clean energy future. To be successful, you, our members, have to be active in your workplace and your community.
2014 Victory Conferences: Building Union Power!
It’s time to reclaim America for working people
Region III kicked-off this year’s Victory Conferences with a bang when local and national leaders met in Columbus, OH. Focus is on mid-term elections and empowerment through Member-to-Member program.
‘One Day Longer, One Day Stronger!’
FirstEnergy ends Penelec lockout; NLRB issues complaint against company
UWUA members in central Pennsylvania returned to work after outlasting a four-month lockout imposed by FirstEnergy. Meanwhile, the NLRB issued a complaint against the company charging it with a wide range of unfair labor practices.
Meet Pat Carney, New Power for America Executive Director
Dedicated to making the next generation of Utility Workers the best trained, highest skilled, safest and most productive workers
The long-time UWUA member strives to build on the successes of the union’s training system to protect good jobs and bring career opportunities to more workers.
Systems of Safety Training Program Gets Results
Data shows safety improves with worker trainers
The union’s National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences grant trains members to facilitate safety classes using the Small Group Activity Method.
UWUA Sponsors CA Legislation to Find and Fix Methane Leaks Quickly
Organized labor and environmental groups join forces
Deregulation and workforce downsizing in gas utilities have resulted in catastrophic accidents. CA SB 1371 would put people to work fixing infrastructure.
- Saluting our UWUA Retirees
The UWUA wishes all our retirees health and happiness during your “golden years.” Enjoy it — you’ve earned it! Return to Utility Worker Magazine Apr/May/Jun2014...
- 2016 UWUA Scholarship Program
The UWUA Scholarship Program was established by Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, for sons and daughters of active UWUA members. Since its inception in 1961, the program has provided 109 scholarships. The annual competition is conducted thro...
- Craig Massey Appointed Chair of the Human Rights Committee
Human Rights Local 223 Human Rights Director Craig Massey recently assumed the position of Chair of the Human Rights Committee, taking over from Deborah Smith, who remains an active committee member. Below is Massey’s report to the members. Mission:...
- Meet the Young Workers Initiative Committee
Young Workers The Young Workers Initiative Committee is transitioning new members onto the committee. More qualified candidates for the committee stepped forward than the allotted-for seats. Although not everyone could be selected, there will be oppo...
- When Law Makers Become Law Breakers, American Workers Have Little Recourse
National Vice President’s Report As Americans, we all believe in freedom and democracy. However, some extreme right wing politicians beat those two words to death, in an attempt to prove to the voting public that they are more patriotic than t...
- The Hypocrisy of “Pension Reform”
New Jersey’s State Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) once again sits front and center as a focal point with lawmakers debating the state’s financial future. The issue has unfortunately morphed into a power play woven with the threa...
- Training Center Set to Open in June
Executive Vice President’s Report Friday, June 20, 2014 will go down in our union’s history as an historic day. On that day, the UWUA’s Power for America training center will open in Potterville, Michigan. Hundreds of new union memb...
- Secretary-Treasurer’s Report
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- 2014 Victory Conferences: Building Union Power!
Focus On Mid-Term Elections and Empowerment Through Member-to-Member Program Region III kicked-off this year’s Regional Victory Conferences with a bang as local and national leaders met in Columbus, OH for three days in May. In addition to high...
- UWUA Sponsors CA Legislation SB 1371 ‘Put people to work fixing methane leaks!’
Organized labor and major environmental groups in California have joined forces to support new state legislation to quickly find and fix natural gas pipeline leaks. Recognizing that leaking gas pipelines are both a major safety problem as well as a s...
- Systems of Safety Training Program Gets Results
The UWUA is entering the last year of a five-year federal grant, obtained through the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). NIEHS has focused the grant on hazard awareness and emergency preparation because it recognizes the nee...
- Meet Pat Carney, New Power for America Executive Director
Tell the readers a little about yourself. I first became a utility worker back in 1972. I started out as a janitor at the Boston Edison Company. I was there for a short time and became a lineman, a cable installer, street gang type, doing house servi...
- Speaking Out
Carmen BoozeCSR-TeamleaderLocal 175 ” One of the positives to come out of Member-to-Member is bringing people together. We have quite a few new sisters and brothers in the call center. It is important to get them involved in being active with t...
- One Day Longer, One Day Stronger
FirstEnergy Ends Penelec Lockout UWUA members at FirstEnergy’s Penelec in central Pennsylvania returned to work on April 14 after outlasting a four-month lockout imposed by top FirstEnergy (FE) executives just before Thanksgiving. Penelec emplo...
- The Ball is in Our Court
President’s Message As I write this column over Memorial Day weekend, utility workers anxiously await the June release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules change to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power p...
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