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


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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UWUA Local 105 EIRP Class and Pipe Construction

This picture is of a new group of ERIP LG8s.  These individuals are some of the first trained under the LG4, P4A training.  In the picture the group is training on pipe construction.  The pipe construction class, pictured here, helps them to complete the LG8 class. Visit http://uwualocal105.com for more information about UWUA Local 105.  

P4A IN THE NEWS|12.02.13
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First They Came After Our Paycheck, Then Our House, and Now It’s Our Democracy

Labor unions are one of the purest expressions of democracy and freedom in this country. The recent passage of “Right to Work (for less)” in Michigan not only undermines our right to organize and bargain, but equally important it assails the fundamental principles of democracy. At the workplace workers express “majority rule” through secret ballot […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|02.06.13
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Making Strides in Training

UMAP and Power 4 America Expanding Programs for Vets and Incumbent Workers When it comes to training utility workers, President Obama has put federal dollars where his mouth is. When he says, “The top priority for Washington must be helping Americans find jobs and building a sense of economic security for middle-class families,” he means it. […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.12.12
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UWUA, The State of Illinois, Office of Governor Pat Quinn Announces New Training Program for Veterans at City Colleges of Chicago

(CHICAGO, IL) – The State of Illinois, Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA AFL-CIO), Peoples Gas and City Colleges of Chicago jointly launch a new “training to placement” workforce development project targeted towards veterans. The Gas Sector Utility Workers Training Program will develop highly skilled, on-the-job trained workers for entry to the Illinois natural gas […]

P4A IN THE NEWS|10.12.12
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