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The Power of Union-Led Training

There is no denying the power of union-led training. P4A’s success, as measured by the number of members trained as of September 30 this year: P4A has trained 3,484 UWUA members at six P4A employers By the end of the year that number is expected to hit 5,000, roughly 10% of the UWUA membership, and […]

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Remembering those who sacrificed all

This Memorial Day, we have a chance to reflect on the sacrifices made by those that serve our country.   UWUA National Director of Veterans Affairs & Workforce Development Rick Passarelli shares a Memorial day message encouraging all of us to honor those who gave their lives in the service of our country. It’s also a […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|05.19.20
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Power for America Celebrates Veterans

Power for America Celebrates Veterans at Potterville Facility   On April 20, 2016, over 30 attendees from the UWUA and Consumers Energy joined the P4A staff in honoring 37 veterans and active duty National Guardsmen who are students in the P4A’s Veteran Gas Bootcamp.  The Veterans Gas Bootcamp is an extension of the agreement between […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|06.06.16
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Veteran Unemployment Lowest on Record

Presidential candidates on both sides of the political aisle have lamented the economic situation for post-9/11 veterans and their families, promising to make veteran issues a top priority for their administrations. But statistics show that the annual unemployment rate for the most recent generation of veterans was the lowest ever recorded in 2015, based on […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|04.29.16
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Public-Private Partnerships Address Veteran Homelessness

The administration this week announced two partnerships between the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City and the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs and the private sector totaling $750,000 that are aimed at helping to end homelessness within the veteran population in the five boroughs. The Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to MOVA, […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|04.15.16
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Honoring Every Woman Veteran for Her Service

Every year, the National Women’s History Project selects a unifying theme to be shared with all who want to promote women’s history. This year’s theme is “Working to form a more perfect union: honoring women in public service and government.” As an Army veteran and the women veteran program manager in the Labor Department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|04.06.16
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Another Year of Progress for Veterans

The department’s commitment to serving transitioning service members, veterans and families is evident in the release of the Employment Situation of Veterans by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here are some of the highlights from the 2015 data: The unemployment rate for all veterans has consistently been below the unemployment rate for non-veterans. The total veteran unemployment […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|04.04.16
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