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).

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Workers Learn Valuable Skills At New Training Center

Center Provides Training For Next Generation of Utility Workers   In late June, a special ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in Pottersville, Michigan, to commemorate the opening of the new Power for America Training Center. Owned by the Michigan State Utility Workers Council and run by the Power for America Training Trust Fund, the facility is […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.06.14
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A Warm Welcome for Veteran Participants

The UWUA Region IV Victory Conference Highlighted by Speech from UWUA V.P. VanSlooten   Veteran trainee participants of the UWUA Power for America and People’s Gas Initiative received a standing ovation as they were welcomed by their brothers and sisters of the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) at the UWUA Region IV Victory Conference. […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|08.25.14
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UWUA Trainee Participants Greeted by Nancy Pelosi and Jan Schakowsky

When Women Succeed, America Succeeds Initiative Pulls Into Chicago   Don Purley, a graduate of the UWUA Power for America Training Trust Fund and People’s Gas 6th cohort and a currentb full time employee of Peoples Gas, was greeted by Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Jan Schakosky as […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|08.25.14
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Unionized Consumers Energy Employees To Get Hands-On Training As Part Of Five-Year Agreement

As many as 2,500 unionized employees at Consumers Energy could get more hands-on training for their jobs as part of a five-year agreement between the union and utility. Read More http://www.mlive.com/business/index.ssf/2014/06/unionized_consumers_energy_emp.html

P4A IN THE NEWS|07.11.14
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UWUA Power for America Training Trust Fund Opens Training Facility in Michigan

A Special Day in UWUA History   On Friday, June 20, 2014 dozens of union members, Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) board members, public officials and Consumer’s Energy representatives gathered in Potterville, Michigan for a special ribbon cutting ceremony.  The day will go down in UWUA’s history as a historic day as the UWUA’s […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|06.23.14
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Chief of Staff Colonels Visit UMAP Cohort 6 and 7 Students

UMAP: Making Strides   With the UMAP program well into it’s 7th cohort, UMAP Project Coordinator, Richard Passarelli (left), Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff and Director of the Soldier for Life Program, Colonel Adam L. Rocke (center), and Office of the Chief of Staff and Director (US Region) Soldier for Life Program, Colonel […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|04.04.14
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