Rank-and-file unionism depends on active and involved local union officers and members. The UE National Education Program is designed to provide the education and training necessary for members to run their own effective local unions. As directed by the members at the union's national convention, the UE Education Program includes:
The UE Education Department also publishes the UE Steward ten times a year for stewards and officers and provides new educational materials and resources for local unions on a regular basis. A number of articles from the UE Steward are available on-line (in our "Information for Workers area) as is the entire UE Resources Catalog.