Recent News Posts

  • Postponing Women with Power painting event
    Brothers and sisters, The Local 223 Painting with Power Women's Committee Event that was planned for tonight has been postponed due to COVID-19 and the need to be socially distant. Please be safe! Juanita Ray, President, Local 223
  • Coronavirus Update
  • Local 223 Swears in New President
    At 6 PM on February 19, 2020, Local 223 held a nomination meeting for the Office of President. Juanita Ray was nominated by Chairman Marc Little of Gas Division. Juanita soon found out that she would be running unopposed. Within a few minutes, the National … Read more
  • A Message from the new Local 223 UWUA President
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  • Celebrating Black History Month and Its Legacy
    UWUA Local 223 is proud to celebrate Black History Month by honoring and recognizing the contributions of African-Americans throughout history who have pushed past adversity and showed us what happens when people commit to a cause, work hard and dedicate themselves to doing whatever it … Read more
  • Local 223 to Hold Pre-Retirement Seminars on April 24 & 25
    April 24th & 25th starting at 9 a.m. both day at 15160 N. Commerce Dr., Dearborn, MI 48120 Live Presentations: *  DTE Retiree Pension Options *  DTE Medical & Dental Plans *  Empower Retirement 401(k) *  Hantz Financial *  Q&A session to follow Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP Local 223 … Read more
  • Local 223 UWUA Updates Communications
    Newly Updated Website and New Public Facebook Page Local 223 UWUA recently launched an updated website at WWW.LOCAL223UWUA.ORG. The website is part of an effort to bring a new, more modern look and feel to Local 223's digital presence and to improve communication with our … Read more
  • Women in the Trades
    Brothers and Sisters, if you have not seen this video, please click on the link to see the jointly produced video of Local 223's Women in Trades. This video highlights our Sisters in various trades throughout DTE. We are proud of our Sisters and appreciate … Read more
  • The Texting App has changed
    Brothers & Sisters, Local 223 was recently notified that the texting app has changed due to new regulations. Previously we had a shortcode of "99000" that we could use to register but now we have a longcode assigned, 8775800223. If you were previously registered you … Read more
  • Safety Update from CDC – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
    Background The Center for Disease Control is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which has now been detected in 37 locations internationally, including cases in the United … Read more
  • Diversity through Inclusion
    By Juanita Ray, Local 223 UWUA Treasurer This month, I would like to talk about how we can strive to embrace and celebrate diversity through inclusion. The definition of diversity is the state or fact of being different; the inclusion of individuals representing more than … Read more
  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We wear pink to celebrate all our survivors. We wear pink for all our supporters. We wear pink for all the researchers, scientists and doctors who work diligently every day for a cure. Susan G. Komen was one of … Read more

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