At a special convention held on March 26, 2014 in Buffalo New York Terry was elected Director of UAW Region 9. Read more >>>
‘Non-Union Union’ at Volkswagen Plant Loses Certification
A group billing itself as an alternative to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee has failed to meet minimum enrollment standards under the German automaker’s internal labor policy.
When local UAW members want to know what’s happening in their local and what the issues are that bring them together – like who the best candidate for workers is in the upcoming election – there’s no one they trust more than their union local. The UAW members who make that communication happen work tirelessly, usually on their own time, to bring it to their union sisters and brothers. Using all the platforms available to them such as social media, photography, video, publications, websites, email, texting and more, the UAW-Local Union Communications Association (LUCA) on Aug. 25 honored those hardworking communicators for a job well done over the past year. Read more >>>
MARION, Ind. — General Motors is investing $90.9 million in its Marion Metal Center plant to enhance the facility’s process capability and flexibility.
“This investment in stamping dies and equipment will align Marion Metal Center with GM’s future stamping strategy,” said Dan Hermer, GM North America Manufacturing manager. “This will enable our team to continue delivering quality to our stamping customers throughout North America.”Read more >>>
An Alert Regarding Health and Safety
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A message from Director Dittes on UAW endorsment of Hillary Clinton
More than 50 Flint elementary school students will learn and grow in a loving environment this summer at a new Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School sponsored by the Cynthia Estrada Charity Fund. The Freedom School will be administered by Bethel United Methodist Church – Flint, the only historically African-American church in the city. Read more >>>
Full Video: UAW president Dennis Williams hosts media roundtable
“Today is a great day for millions of hardworking Americans and working families because they are finally going to be rightfully paid for working overtime. I commend President Obama and Labor Secretary Perez for their leadership in adopting this commonsense rule that will raise the incomes of more than 4 million working people. The previous outdated overtime rules contained loopholes that many employers used for decades to exploit workers and deny them their earned pay. Read more >>>
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WNY CAP Council Scholarship
UAW Region 9 Tom Fricano Memorial Scholarship Fund
2016 Topic: "The Images of labor/Enemies of Labor"
Region 9 Fights for $15!!
UAW members from Local 774 show support for Cuomo's Paid Family Leave legislation.
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Western NY Veterans Committee visits Buffalo VA Hospital
Local 677 Members come out to say no to TPP!
V-CAP is the UAW’s political action fund made up of voluntary contributions from UAW members, retirees and their families. The money is used to support pro-worker political candidates who have earned the endorsement of the UAW Community Action Program (CAP).
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Region 9 Retiree Council Chairpersons and Region 9 Active Retiree Chapter Chairperson
Congress is preparing to pass another trade provision that will eliminate more American manufacturing jobs! Washington insiders want to pass Fast Track quickly and quietly, despite the fact that most Americans know trade deals eliminate American jobs. Read more >>>