The mission of Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, Local 423 is predicated upon
an advocacy role and deep commitment, first and foremost, to its membership,as well as
the rate-paying public, the overall community,and the utility industry.
UWUA Local 423, as the recognized bargaining agent for its rank-and-file members, is
dedicated to upholding the rights,needs and interests of all members and ensuring a safe,
humane work environment under their Collective Bargaining Agreements.
UWUA Local 423 is committed to assisting its members to adapting to their work
environments and the constantly changing industry. We advocate for the
most current technology and training that will empower our members with the
advantages needed to succeed and earn a fair and equitable wage and benefit
package commensurate with their talents and experience, while allowing them to
provide for their families.
UWUA Local 423 recognizes the membership to be its greatest asset, and values
and encourages involvement by the members to more effectively address their needs,
and to foster solidarity. The members are provided with participation opportunities,
including attending general membership meetings, serving on union and
labor-management committees,and holding positions as stewards and safety
committee representatives. The Local is committed to open communication and
dialogue with its members because a well-informed, active membership
provides the foundation for a strong Union. It is incumbent upon the members to become
active and contributing participants for the good of the Union.
UWUA Local 423 has, throughout its history, established a tradition of advocacy for
the members, the rate-payers,and our communities by lobbying for industry
and infrastructure improvements – and will continue to do so. We are committed to
empowering our members to be the standard-bearers and the most
effective, efficient,and professional utility work force in the industry.