Recent News Posts

  • Q&A on the Tentative Agreement
    The Local 223 Negotiations Team has compiled a list of questions and answers to help explain the Tentative Agreement. Please log in to the members only part of the website to find the link to the Q&A document.  The Negotiations Team believes this TA addresses the top […]
  • Tentative Agreement Reached
    Sisters and Brothers, The Local 223 Negotiations Team has reached a new tentative agreement (TA) with DTE. Click on the link to see the letter from the Local 223 Negotiations Committee and the Contract Bulletin. www.local223uwua.org/2021-tentative-agreement-details/ Please log into the website to see the letter […]
  • Complete Healthy Living Forms by June 2021
    Brothers & Sisters, You should be receiving Healthy Living Forms in the mail soon. Be aware that these forms are biometric forms that are directly linked to your account only. Please note that the forms are also downloadable through the Virgin Pulse app or website […]
  • Local 223 President Juanita Ray honored as Trailblazer
    On Feb. 11, Juanita Ray, President, Local 223 UWUA, was honored as a trailblazer by DTE’s Respecting Ethnic and Cultural Heritage (REACH) Energy Group. “Thank you again for this honor! I’m honored for the recognition by DTE Respecting Ethic and Cultural Heritage (REACH) Energy Group […]
  • Local 223 UWUA Election Results
    Brothers & Sisters, Thank you for participating in the election. Here are the election results for Local 223 UWUA for the 2021 election:
  • 2021 Negotiations Update
    Hello Sisters and Brothers, I am writing you this letter to help you understand the timelines that are ahead of us. The most important dates are June 5, 2021 for the Electric CBA and October 9, 2021 for the Gas CBA, these are the last […]
  • Fill Out 2021 Contract Survey – Make Your Voice Heard
    Sisters and brothers, As Local 223 UWUA prepares for the 2021 Contract Negotiations with DTE Energy, we would like to get your feedback on the issues that are most important to our members. As we did in 2013 and 2017, we have a short survey […]
  • Special Safety Considerations For Extreme Winter Conditions
    Local 223 Safety Council Avoiding Survival Situations Crews and Supervisors need to establish criteria for what is considered a go or no-go mission. If the task is deemed important enough to send workers out into the extreme elements, those workers must be prepared for a […]
  • Cast Your Vote for the 2021 Election of the Officers of Local 223
    Please participate in the Local 223 UWUA 2021 Election of Officers so your voice is heard! The Offices of President, Vice President and Recording Secretary are running unopposed. There are two candidates to choose from for Treasurer. Local 223 is also voting for Trustees on […]
  • Local 223 Contract Survey Coming Soon
    Sisters and brothers, As Local 223 UWUA prepares for the 2021 Contract Negotiations with DTE Energy, we would like to get your feedback on the issues that are most important to our members. As we did in 2017, we have a short survey for each […]
  • UWUA Issues Statement on President Biden’s Proposed Interagency Task Force
    WASHINGTON, DC (JANUARY 27, 2021) – Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), AFL-CIO President James Slevin today released the following statement in reaction to the Biden administration’s executive order establishing the Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization: “Due to powerful […]

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