“The Utility Worker” magazine’s July/August/September issue is now in the mail and available online.
Your Future is On the line
On November 8, Americans will vote to decide who will be the next president of the United States. This will be one of the most important elections in our nation’s history. I say, “Don’t be conned by a con man.” For our children, our grandchildren, and our nation’s future, vote Hillary Clinton for President!
Vote Nov 8
The Choice is Clear
This year’s vote is not just about candidates. It’s about whether to increase the security and power of the real muscle, brains and bones of America - her workers - or to turn the clock back.
A Trump victory would mean doubling down on giving business the means to line their pockets and the false promise that this will result in more and better jobs. A Clinton win will be a victory for the middle class.
Chicago Call Center Workers Ink 1st Contract
Local 18007 negotiations bring union jobs back to Illinois
On September 11, eighty-eight call center workers represented by Local 18007 at Peoples Gas in Chicago, Illinois began enjoying the benefits of their first union contract.
Repairing America’s Gas Infrastructure
Upgrades bring safety, efficiency, good jobs, and put veterans to work
The need to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure is a hot topic this election year. Everyone realizes something must be done. The UWUA is successfully spearheading efforts to draw attention to the problem and solve it. As a result, in Chicago and Michigan, UWUA members are working on the biggest gas infrastructure rebuilding projects in the country.
P4A Susan Harwood Safety Trainings at American Water and Consumers Energy
Prestigious OSHA grant used to train trainers to train hundreds in health and safety protocols
So far this year, over 800 people have received training that emphasizes the importance of safety when it comes to Struck-By and Caught In-Between hazards that exist in the workplace today.
Chalking Up Success at Region IV Conference
Hundreds of members came together to build the union this year
From coast-to-coast, hundreds of members participated in the 2016 Regional Conferences, whose theme was “Repower Our Local Unions: Fighting Today for a Better Tomorrow.” They are now armed with the tools they need to building the power of the union in the workplace and in their communities.
- President’s Message
Your Future Is On The Line! On November 8, Americans will vote to decide who will be the next president of the United States. This will be one of the most important elections in our nation’s history. Why? It is likely the next president will appoint...
- Vote November 8th!
Your Family’s Future Is on the Line! Many voters are angry, and want change. They’re not wrong, but that doesn’t really answer the question: What are the choices this election day? Donald Trump presents himself as a successful businessman, but his re...
- Call Center Workers Ink 1st Contract!
Local 18007 call center victory On September 11, eighty-eight call center workers represented by Local 18007 at Peoples Gas in Chicago, Illinois began enjoying the benefits of their first union contract. This followed their overwhelming 90% plus maj...
- Repairing America’s Gas Infrastructure
Upgrades bring safety, efficiency, good jobs, and put veterans to work The need to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure is a hot topic this election year. Everyone realizes something must be done. As a leading voice in the national dialogue about inve...
- P4A Susan Harwood Safety Trainings reach American Water and Consumers Energy
P4A successfully trains workers through Susan Harwood training grants In 2015, P4A was awarded an OSHA Susan Harwood safety training grant to train workers in hazards associated with construction. Initially, P4A planned to train 40 trainers and 400...
- Chalking Up Success at Region IV Conference
Region IV Conference Another Success The Region IV Conference, held in Chicago in August, was the final regional gathering of UWUA rank-and-file members and officers this year. From coast-to-coast, hundreds of members participated in the 2016 Regiona...
- Speaking Out
Who will you be voting for on November 8 for President of the United States, and why? I will be voting for Hillary Clinton for President for two main reasons. First, I will only vote for a candidate that will stand with working Americans and will uph...
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