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Saluting Our UWUA Retirees

The UWUA wishes all our retirees health and happiness during your “golden years.” Enjoy it — you’ve earned it! Local 1-2 Robert Smith Local 101 Heather Ritchie John J. Siedlecki Local 104 David Mitchell, Jr. Local 105 Steven C. Brandt Scott L. Farver Holly A. Hartley Timothy A. Malik Raphael P. Melbourne Harmon M. Millard…

YOUNG WORKERS: What’s Really at Stake in November

Brothers and Sisters, the importance and urgency outlined in the previous Young Workers Initiative Committee (YWIC) article regarding the need to vote, and to vote our interests has been greatly illuminated by recent current events. The stakes for the 2022 mid-term elections could not be higher. The outcome will no doubt go a long way…

Delta Natural Gas Workers Vote in Favor of Joining the UWUA

The Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), AFL-CIO today announced 90 workers for Delta Natural Gas Company providing natural gas to homes and businesses in eastern Kentucky overwhelmingly voted in favor of joining the UWUA. Despite an active anti-union campaign against the organizing effort by Delta Natural Gas, workers voted to unionize by a 65% majority.

Utility Workers Union of America Names Deirdre Brill as New Organizing Director

WASHINGTON, DC (JULY 28, 2022) – The Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), AFL-CIO today announced Deirdre Brill, a leading national union organizer, has joined the union as organizing director. Brill will provide organizing support to all UWUA locals and lead efforts to expand the union’s organizing drives nationally. “This announcement comes at a time…

Local 270 Berea Water Workers Achieve First Contract

Members of Ohio Local 270 ratified their first UWUA contract with the City of Berea’s water department in June. The unit of 10 water workers organized in early 2021 but faced a long road to their first contract. “This was a tough one because both parties came to the table presenting a full contract,” Local…

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT: Organize or Die

The theme of the Utility Workers Union of America’s 31st and most recent constitutional convention in 2019 was “Our Mission: Protecting Our Legacy, Building Our Future!” and with the rapid changes occurring in the utility industry there is no better mission. Our industry is changing quickly. Although some of these changes are resulting in the…