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Members Benefit from Labor Unions During Pandemic
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in January that the number of wage and salary workers belonging to unions decreased to 14.3 million in 2020, down 321,000 (2.2%) from…


UWUA Applauds Introduction of the PRO Act, Urges Passage

WASHINGTON, DC (FEBRUARY 4, 2021) – Today, the PRO Act was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation reforms labor laws by amending the National Labor Relations Act…


Employment Issues Facing Energy Companies in 2021 and Beyond

Companies in the energy sector this past year faced unprecedented financial, economic and operational challenges, exacerbated by a once-in-a-century public health crisis. Falling energy prices, coupled with the economic downturn…


The POWER Interview: Eaton Targets Skilled Labor Shortage With Hands-on Training

POWER in 2018 reported on the lasting impact that a dip in training programs has had on the utility workforce. In the 1980s, there were fewer training programs and the…


Steps for Solving Combined Cycle Project Delays

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal heralded the following: “Power Plants Bloom Even as Electricity Prices Wilt.” Understandably, the WSJ editors are excited about the current spate of…