power workers’ union
Ontario’s Largest Electricity Sector Union
The PWU, one of Canada’s strongest, most democratic and progressive unions, is a knowledgeable and experienced player in the energy sector.
safe working conditions
We take workplace health and safety very seriously at the Power Workers’ Union. Our Joint Health and Safety Committee Members are trained to know what to do if a PWU member needs help.
we help keep the lights on
We are committed to delivering a promising future for our membership and continuing to help keep the lights on for all Ontarians.
The PWU is the largest and most successful union in Ontario’s electricity sector.
Ontario’s electricity sector has faced numerous tumultuous policy shifts in the last 20 years. Predicting these shifts, influencing them positively where possible and adapting innovatively and intelligently – all in ways that create the most opportunities for sustainable, high-pay, high-skill jobs are products of many decades of organizational experience in the PWU.
proven track record
The PWU has a proven track record of strong union representation and bargaining quality collective agreements with excellent pay rates, job security provisions, working conditions, pensions and benefits―without work stoppages. That’s why we are Ontario’s largest electricity sector union.
The PWU provides extensive union based training to new members, Stewards, Chief Stewards and Health and Safety Representatives. Our union is financially strong, based on solid democratic principles and is supported by dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced elected representatives and support staff.