2018 Public Employee Conference


Tuesday & Wednesday, February 6 & 7, 2018
Wyndham Grand Downtown Pittsburgh

Registration is now open. Please review all of the information on this webpage to:


All local unions and units with public employees are invited to send as many representatives as you’d like. We encourage locals to send members who work in the public sector.

The Conference Registration Fee is $150, which includes continental breakfast and lunch. This fee helps defray some of the cost of the conference.

You must send a hardcopy of your completed registration form and registration fee to:

Tom O’Brien
USW Public Employee Conference 2018
Conference Registration
60 Blvd of the Allies
Pittsburgh, Pa 15222-1209

Checks should be made payable to the USW Secretary–Treasurer. 

Cilck here to download the registration form.


A block of rooms has been reserved for all attendees at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh Pa 15222-1003.  To reserve your room, please call 412-594-2266 or to reserve on line, click here

Be sure to identify yourself as attending the USW Public Employee Conference 2017.

The Conference hotel room rate is $110 per night + tax, a first night deposit is required. The cut-off date to receive this discounted room rate is January 6th. After this date the hotel will accept reservations on an availability-only basis.


We have made arrangements for booking air travel to the conference with Professional Travel. For airline reservations call Professional Travel at 1-877-499-1149 and then press 4, please identify yourself as attending the Public Employee Conference and refer to Group Code 116-17-PITUS. The name of the event is “Public Employee 2018.” As always, the lowest fares are available only to those booking two weeks or more in advance of your first flight.

In accordance with our established policy, the International Union is not responsible for the cost of conference participation and the local must bear the expenses related to attending.

We look forward to your active participation at this important and timely conference, so that together we can build a stronger, more unified voice for public services for all Americans and our members who provide them.