News from UWUA
- Utility Workers Local 127 Fights for the FUTURE of Coal
December, 8 2017
Coal politics Because of this, Wyoming has come to occupy a central role in the politics of the coal industry over the last few months. That national prominence led UWUA Local 127 Financial Secretary-Treasurer, Chauffe Schirmer, to take time out of her busy life and travel to Washington, D.C. in November to meet with two… Read More
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- UWUA Members Respond to Puerto Rico Emergency
December, 6 2017
Since Hurricane Maria hit the island, the UWUA has taken a number of steps to support the restoration of utility services there.Four Utility Worker brothers out of Local 423, in New Jersey, were the first UWUA members on the island after they joined more than 300 AFL-CIO volunteers there. The members from American Water NJ were Utility Mechanics Al Archila, Karl… Read More
- Congress, here’s a CO2-smart tax fix to protect, create jobs
November, 30 2017
As the Senate approaches a vote this week on tax reform legislation, there’s a proposal with bipartisan support that unions, environmental groups, and industry are all backing. Incentives to support more investment in carbon capture use and storage technology would spur new job growth, but they will also mean that manufacturers and energy producers have… Read More
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- Technology could help Trump keep his ‘clean coal’ promise
November, 28 2017
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- White House signs paperwork, clearing path for two more US FERC members
November, 27 2017
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