04/17/2012 - 10:10am

The Council would like to thank the Local Presidents and PAC representatives for attending the Council's PAC meeting on April 16, 2012.

Resolutions of Safety Recognition - January 2012
01/17/2012 - 1:54pm

At a Council Meeting held in Lansing on January 13 and 14, 2012, Resolutions of Safety Recognition were presented by Council President Patrick Dillon to several Locals with one or more headquarters where each worker went home safely every day during 2011.  Click here for the gallery of Locals and their awards.

01/17/2012 - 12:59pm

At the Regular Council Meeting that was held January 13 and 14, 2012 at the Lansing Lexington Hotel, much business was discussed and taken care of.  Click here for some pictures from that meeting, click here for pictures of the safety awards that were presented, or click "Read more" for the complete story.

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VCC Members Recognized for Perfect Attendance!
12/07/2011 - 9:07am

On November 29, 2011, 51 Call Center Representatives from the five call centers (Saginaw, Royal Oak, Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Alma) were recognized at the Lansing Lexington Hotel and awarded for their perfect attendance.  These employees accomplished perfect attendance ranging from 1 to 28 years.  Council President Patrick Dillon, along with each Call Center Local President and Company representatives, attended the award presentation and applauded the union employees for their dedication.

This is the first time the Call Center Representatives have been recognized and the Michigan State Utility Workers Council would like to congratulate and thank each individual for their outstanding accomplishment.

Click here for pictures from the event.

08/15/2011 - 11:30am

The UWUA members of Local 388-Campbell, located in Port Sheldon, Michigan, proudly wear that message every Thursday while at work.

We're now on Facebook!
08/10/2011 - 9:36am

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Letters: Scary talk labels wrong issues 'unsustainable'
07/20/2011 - 10:15am

Click here to read a letter to the editor of the Muskegon Chronicle from Kevin Johnson, President of Local 337-Muskegon River.  Good stuff!

Daily Bill Update
07/07/2011 - 8:30am

Our friends at the Michigan State AFL-CIO have compiled a spreadsheet covering the bills in the Michigan legislature that may be hostile to our interests.  Click here to download it.

Nuclear Techs at Entergy Palisades Join Brothers and Sisters of Local 150
06/20/2011 - 1:18pm

The Utility Worker magazine has an article in their latest issue about our recent organizing of the Nuclear Techs at Palisades.  Click here to read their story.

Oppose House Bill 4326 - State regulations and federal law
06/15/2011 - 9:05am

HB 4326 would prohibit the State of Michigan from issuing any regulation that contains a standard more stringent than the federal law unless specifically authorized by the legislature. It would roll back important workplace safety and environmental protections that make Michigan a great place to live and work.

Let your representatives know that Michigan requires its own set of rules and regulations to cater to your needs and the needs of other citizens.

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