UTILITY WORKERS UNION OF AMERICA

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Local 270


Local 270 Mission Statement

Objectives and Goals

This Union can advance any purpose or objectives, if we can collectively bring our members together to accomplish what needs to be done. With over 70 years of history and experience, our Officers, Executive Board and Stewards can guide us as we confront the challenges of the future.

As a member your involvement and personal commitment to this Union is paramount in determining the destiny of Local 270. Each member will influence the fulfillment of our goals. The Officers, Executive Board and Stewards encourage all members to read, understand and put in use daily, the objectives and goals of our Union.

The Mission

The mission of Local 270 is to provide its members with a strong voice in the workplace and in the community. Our goals are to continue to negotiate a viable contract for the betterment of our members. To negotiate with whomever the respective owners are, within the jurisdictional responsibilities of Local 270. To continue to maintain and improve the wages, benefits and a secure pension plan. Also, to improve the standard of living of our members and families, to insure a safe and healthy workplace that will affirm the dignity and value of our lives.

We accomplish our mission by:

  • The active participation and involvement of our members;
  • Members serving members, promote the belief that services to members should be by Local 270 members;
  • Effective bargaining and representation at the workplace;
  • Active participation in the political and legislative process, including deregulation;
  • Involvement in social and community affairs;
  • The active pursuit of alliances with other Unions and organizations who share our concerns; and
  • Organizing to increase the strength and influence of the Union as a whole.

TAKING OUR UNION INTO THE 21stCENTURY