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

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


Federal Threats Out of Touch with MI Energy & Climate Goals

The state’s two biggest utilities, Consumers Energy and DTE, have been steadily retiring coal plants, one of the largest sources of carbon pollution in our country, and ramping up energy efficiency and renewable energy resources. DTE even went so far as to say they plan to reduce their carbon emissions by more than 80 percent […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.21.17
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National Grid Hosts STEM Event For Aspiring Engineers

The utility company National Grid wants to develop local science and engineering talent for the Long Island workforce. As part of Careers in Energy Week, Long Island high school students learned about electrical and mechanical engineering careers, watched live demonstrations and attended a career fair. “The key message for these students is that this is […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.15.17
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Hundreds of Coneys Downed by Consumers Energy Employees for Charity

Eat 1,000 coney dogs in 12 minutes. That was the task Consumers Energy employees faced at the company’s 13th annual Coney Challenge on Wednesday, Oct. 11. The company’s goal is to raise $1 million, said Brian Wheeler, senior public information director. Read More: http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2017/10/consumers_energy_employees_dow_1.html

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.13.17
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YouTube Video Tricking Consumers on How to Pay Utility Bills Using Social Security Numbers

Consumers are getting swept into some scams across the country that promise a way to use special bank routing numbers supposedly from the U.S. government to cover their bills. In some cases, they’re watching a You Tube video published by “Money Boy Filmz” called “I paid my bills using my Social Security number.” Another is […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|09.09.17
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Safety Training Saves Lives, Builds Careers

The UWUA’s commitment to providing continuous, lifelong learning opportunities for its members is successfully preparing current and future utility workers to excel in the industry. Safety is the bedrock on which all union training is built.   To continue to be the safest, most productive, highest skilled workers in the world the union is growing […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|09.07.17
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Forever GI Bill Signed Into Law

The President recently signed #ForeverGIBill into law today, granting veterans and dependents the lifetime education benefits they deserve. Read More: http://studentveterans.org/aboutus/government-affairs/forevergibill

P4A IN THE NEWS|09.01.17
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