The UE 170 Difference
Our union is independent and does not answer to any political party or group, or promote the agenda of any outside interests.
Preamble to the Constitution of the West Virginia Public Workers Union.
“We, Local 170 the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (UE), the West Virginia Public Workers Union, affirm that the struggle for better working conditions for public sector employees requires our collective organization. We therefore form this organization in order to unite all workers on the basis of rank-and-file democracy and membership control of our union, regardless of job classification, race, gender, national origin, language, age, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or political belief.”
Job Security Gains
Expansion of Workers’ Rights and Protections
Representation in Meetings with Management
Safer Work Places
Improved Grievance Procedures
Training for Stewards and Leaders
Step Wage Increases for DOH Workers
Expanding Chapters in Northern and Eastern Panhandles
Newly Formed Retired Employee Chapter
Stay Updated Via Text Message
Now you can get the latest updates from UE Local 170 on your mobile phone! Just sign up for our Texting Service and you will receive periodic up to the minute updates. (Messaging and data rates may apply.) Just make sure your membership information includes a valid cell phone number using our update form or call the UE 170 office.
Make Your Voice Heard!
Join Us in the fight for Workers Rights