Transitioning To The Trades: Union-sponsored apprenticeships a win-win for veterans and employers.

May 17, 2023 USA Today Special Edition features the UWUA Power for America Training Trust Fund Utility Military Assistance Program (UMAP).

P4A IN THE NEWS|07.06.23 read more

New Line Life Podcast: Part 3 of Veterans in the Line Trade

Nov. 15, 2022 The third and final part of the series features an interview with Executive Director Jonathan Harmon of the UWUA Power for America Training Trust Fund in Michigan. Amy Fischbach Throughout the nation, Americans recently celebrated military heroes on Veterans Day. A week later, we are proud to launch our third and final […]

Electric NEWS|11.18.22 read more

Training in Action 2021 Conference

We are excited to announce that this year’s Power for America (P4A) conference will be held virtually November 8-10, 2021 and invite you to join us! Members should register by visiting www.p4atraininginaction2021.com using UWUA2021 for the invitation code. P4A provides specialized training, apprenticeship programs, continuous learning opportunities and scholarship awareness to re-energize careers in existing […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.22.21 read more


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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Another voice for skilled trades as an option for high school students

Our elected officials continue to recognize that skilled trades are a good option for our graduating high school seniors.  See what Rep. Witwer wrote at the beginning of the year.

P4A IN THE NEWS|01.16.20
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P4A and Utility Workers Launch First-of-Its-Kind Renewable Specialist Apprenticeship Program

Program Offers Path to Employment for In-Demand Renewable Industry Jobs Potterville, MI (August 5, 2019) – The UWUA Power for America Training Trust Fund (P4A) and the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), AFL-CIO announce a unique, new union apprenticeship program that provides world-class skills training and a path to employment for in-demand jobs in […]

Electric NEWS|08.22.19
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P4A Welcomes the California Water Utility Council and California Water Services Group as Newest Members

Seeing the value of union led training, the California Water Utility Council (CWUC) and the California Water Services Group have signed an agreement to partner with the UWUA’s Power 4 America Training Trust (P4A) for the next two years. They join P4A’s growing number of UWUA members and employers who understand the value of union […]

Water NEWS|02.08.19
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Five-Year Extension Announced for Utility Workers Military Assistance Program (UMAP) Program

250 Veterans Will Prepare for Careers in Natural Gas with Extension of Seven-Month Classroom and Mentorship Program   Chicago, IL – Richard Passarelli, Business Manager, Utility Workers Union of America Local 18007 (UWUA), joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald, Chancellor Hyman of City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), Peoples Gas President John Kleczynski […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|01.16.15
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P4A Training Center Yard Prepares for New Class

Training for Michigan’s Utility Workers Continues   The P4A Center is preparing the area outside the facility for a new class as it continues the education of Michigan’s utility workers with hands-on training. The center, located in Pottersville, Michigan, is owned by the Michigan State Utility Workers Council and run by the Power 4 America […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.15.14
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