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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
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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 […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|12.11.17 read more

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P4A hosts national symposium on veteran training

Utility Workers Military Assistance Program (UMAP) in partnership with Medal of Honor recipient Allen J. Lynch Veterans Assistance Program hosted the first national symposium at the Union League Club of Chicago.  Since 2011, UMAP has placed 500 military veterans with real jobs at Peoples Gas in Chicago and Consumers Energy in Michigan. UMAP-Chicago is a […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|01.28.18
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Consumers Energy Recognized for Training Program with P4A

Consumers Energy Recognized by Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency for Providing Career Opportunities to Military Veterans   Consumers Energy is being recognized for its dedication to employing military veterans, being named a silver level Veteran-Friendly Employer by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency. “We are a better, stronger company when we recognize and bring in the talents of a […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|01.16.18
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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 […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|12.11.17
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Don’t Miss the 2018 Warrior Games in Chicago

The Warrior Games exist to provide an opportunity for athletes to grow physically, mentally and spiritually from the sportsmanship and camaraderie gained by representing their respective service teams in a friendly and spirited competition. It is an opportunity for athletes to showcase their enduring warrior spirit in the presence of their families and a grateful […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|12.05.17
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CMS Energy’s Unit to Invest $250M in Michigan’s Businesses

CMS Energy Corporation ‘s CMS principal subsidiary, Consumers Energy recently announced that it will invest approximately $250 million to boost small businesses in Michigan over the next two and a half years, under the Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) initiative. The Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) developed by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) began […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.28.17
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How IoT Is Powering The Energy Industry

IoT is making this happen now! For this, all energy equipment of the future will need to have system-on-chip technologies. Integrating energy, automation and software with connectivity promotes greater energy and process optimization. As the IoT is at the centre of this energy efficiency transformation, leading utility companies are investing billions to drive returns that […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.26.17
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