Welcome to UE Local 170
UE Local 170, West Virginia Public Workers Union, is a member-run organization made up of over a thousand state workers. We are public workers at the state hospitals, Division of Highways, Department of Health and Human Resources, Parkways, Capitol Complex and many other state agencies.
With the final adjournment of the 2nd Session of the 81st Legislature now in the history books, UE Local 170 Vice President Chris Wolford looks back at this year's legislative session, the political action work of the local over the past year and the plans for the coming year. Read More
For the eighth year in a row, UE Local 170 members and their supporters rallied at the Lower Rotunda of the Capitol at the local's annual Presidents' Day rally. After the rally, the UE members and their supporters marched to the Governor's office to deliver their message. Read more
UE Local 170 members who work for the WV Division of Highways (DOH) met with John McBrayer, DOH District One administrator, on Wednesday, March 12 to receive an update on the new DOH pay plan. Read more