UnionWare News

AFSCME Selects UnionWare for Affiliates

After a lengthy and detailed selection process, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) has selected UnionWare as the recommended provider of membership software to its affiliates.  AFSCME is the largest and fastest growing public services employees union in the United States, with more than 1.6 million working and retired members and has approximately 3,400 local unions and 58 councils and affiliates in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.  We are extremely honored to have been chosen, and look forward to working closely with AFSCME leadership and with their many affiliates, some of whom are already clients.  A block of Discovery dates has been reserved specifically for AFSCME affiliates through April of 2017.  www.afscme.org 

New Client: Amalgamated Transit Union

We are pleased to announce that the Amalgamated Transit Union has selected UnionWare for their membership, contributions from locals, strike, and benefit systems at their international office in Silver Spring, Maryland. Founded in 1892, the ATU today is comprised of over 190,000 members, including: metropolitan, interstate, and school bus drivers; paratransit, light rail, subway, streetcar, and ferry boat operators; mechanics and other maintenance workers; clerks, baggage handlers, municipal employees, firefighters, and others. ATU can be found in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, and nine Canadian provinces. www.atu.org

Summit 2016: Winnipeg and Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The 13th UnionWare Summit has been confirmed for September 27-28, 2016 (and the 26th if you come a day early for University).  It will be held in our home town of Winnipeg, Canada. We've got some great things planned, from interesting new features and product ideas, to a fantastic tour and dinner at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. For those of you who have not been to Summit, it's a great way to have your say in how UnionWare evolves. Come meet us face to face, meet our clients too, share ideas and best practices, and make some good like-minded friends along the way. We hope to see you there. Check out the details here.

New Client: AFSCME Local 3299

AFSCME Local 3299 represents over 22,000 employees across 10 campuses and labs at the University of California. We are honored to have been selected to transition Local 3299 from their previous custom system to UnionWare. Local 3299 joins the Alaska State Employees Association (ASEA), Hawaii Government Employee Association (HGEA), United Nurses Association of California (UNAC), and AFSCME Council 5 in Minnesota as AFSCME affiliates now using UnionWare.

New Client: Saskatchewan Union of Nurses

The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) have selected UnionWare to replace several legacy systems. They represent almost 10,000 registered nurses throughout the province of Saskatchewan. Team Pioneer is looking forward to working with SUN starting in early 2016. Read more about the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses on their website.

New Client: United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals

Please join us in welcoming the very latest organization to select UnionWare - the United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals. They represent over 25,000 registered nurses and other health care professionals throughout the State of California. They are also affiliated with AFSCME. Team Momentum will soon be working on their project to implement Core, Events and MemberLink.

Right to Work Event - Chicago

We've arranged for a day-long session in Chicago on November 18th to tackle the effects of of right to work legislation together. There's no charge to attend, and a special rate offered by the host hotel. Click here for more details.

New Client: SEIU Healthcare Michigan

We're proud to be a popular choice for many SEIU Locals and are thrilled to announce that another one has chosen UnionWare. SEIU Healthcare Michigan, in Detroit, has selected UnionWare as their partner as they take their organization to the next level. Team Endurance, who have experience with the unique needs of Michigan unions, is busy working on the project. Read more about SEIU Healthcare Michigan on their website.

New Client: SEIU Healthcare 1199NW

Join us in welcoming the latest organization to select UnionWare – SEIU Healthcare 1199NW.  They are 26,000 nurses and healthcare workers across Washington State.  Team Pathfinder looks forward to working closely with their support staff and organizers this fall.

New Client: New Brunswick Union

We are thrilled to announce that another NUPGE component has decided to adopt UnionWare.  The New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees represents approximately 4,200 members and are the largest union within New Brunswick’s Civil Service.  Welcome to the UnionWare family NBU!