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Business Managers Letter to the Membership

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I am writing to let you know that effective January 2019 after 32 years with Peoples Gas and 20 years of union service representing the members, I will retire as your Business Manager of the Gas Workers Union Local 18007. There is never a perfect time for this type of decision, […]

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2018 Veterans Drive

2018 Veterans Drive

Veterans have risked their health, families and stability to serve in the armed forces. Many veterans leave the service with wounds that are not visible. Many leave their units but carry scars that are beneath the surface. Some veterans separate from their units and they are unable to forget the trauma that they were exposed […]

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Utility Worker Killed In Electrical Accident Identified

Local 18007 sends it’s deepest and sincere condolences to the family, coworkers and fellow brothers and sisters of UWUA local 105 in the loss of their, our brother James Farrington. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. https://www.traverseticker.com/news/utility-worker-killed-in-electrical-accident-identified By Beth Milligan | Oct. 8, 2018 A 51-year-old utility worker who was fatally electrocuted […]

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Stewards Corner October 2018

BROTHERS AND SISTERS I would like to remind us of the important duty we all have to cast a vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Locally, over the past four years, we saw the current governor hold our state budget hostage while trying to force right to work laws. We went 793 long days without […]

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Van Dyke Trial

Brothers and Sisters, The Jason Van Dyke trial will be reaching a verdict soon- with that in mind we would like everyone to stay as safe as possible. This is a high- profile case with tensions on the rise. We do not know what will transpire after the verdict of the trial but we are […]

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Local 18007 Stands in solidarity with Hotel Workers Local 1 in Chicago

Local 18007 Stands in solidarity with Hotel Workers Local 1 in Chicago

Today Local 18007 stood in solidarity with Hotel Workers Local 1 in Chicago. The hotel workers are on strike for a guarantee of year-round health insurance in their new contracts that most do not have (only those that are on year round). Currently the hotel workers do not have a contract. We are asking all […]

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