FAQ and Help
Are you looking for something specific on our website or trying to figure out how to share updates from your local with us? If so, check out a few of the most frequently asked questions below.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, please feel free to reach out to us at (202) 899-2851 or contact us through this form.
How do I join UWUA?
In order to be a member, you must work for an employer organized by UWUA. If you’re interested in talking about how to organize your workplace, reach out to Organizing Director Deirdre Brill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who is my UWUA staff representative?
Staff representatives serve within one of UWUA’s five regions. View our staff directory and contact list.
How do I participate in regional conferences or attend the National Constitutional Convention?
UWUA’s 32nd National Constitutional Convention will take place in July 2023. Please check back on UWUA’s website for further information. Members interested in attending the convention should reach out to their local officers about serving as a delegate.
UWUA’s regional educational and training conferences take place every two years. Local officers will be notified of the 2024 regional conference schedule late in 2023. Members may also see view this schedule on the website once available.
Where should I send items or updates to be included in the magazine?
We love hearing about events hosted by your local and seeing pictures of UWUA members! Please email photos and updates using this form. Include your name, email address, phone number, and a description of the event or gathering (including about who participated, what took place, when the event was, where it took place and why, etc.).
Members who share photos and updates consent for these items to be posted on UWUA’s website, shared on social media channels, or included in The Utility Worker magazine.
What kind of trainings and educational offerings does UWUA offer for my local?
The UWUA offers a variety of trainings including for local stewards and officers. Session topics may also cover labor law, local union finances, safety, and more. For the full list of training topics, check out UWUA’s programs page.
I’m interested in organizing my workplace, how can UWUA help?
The UWUA is here to help you organize your workplace. For more detailed information on what is involved in that process, what you can expect, and how organizing works, check out our Become a Member page.
Where can I find the grievance form?
The grievance form, along with other materials and resources, are available on the Locals and Resources page.
Where do UWUA members work?
The UWUA represents members who work in the electric, gas, water, renewable energy, and nuclear-generating facilities. Our members work in call centers, in professional and technical roles, and in the public sector.