Get Involved

How to become involved in your union

Come Out to Events

The UNW is a strong union, with lots of community involvement and participation. The only way we can maintain this is through a vibrant group of volunteers. We hope you will help out with one of our events and donate some time to make your union more effective. If you aren’t sure what you can offer, just stop by to meet people with common interests. Check out our events calendar.

Attend Meetings of Your Local

Meetings of your local are advertised on bulletin boards and through this website.  Attending local meetings introduces you to the priorities and activities of your local and the UNW as a whole.  You make friends and partners and help to protect and expand the rights of your fellow workers.  Contact your local for information on meetings and watch for announcements.

Become a Shop Steward 

If you want to become a work place advocate for your co-workers, you may want to become a shop steward. You will become an asset in your workplace, and you will gain confidence and skills that are transferable into all aspects of your life and work. Talk with your Local President and/or Chief Steward and let them know that you are interested.  Find contact information for your Local Executive.