At a special convention held on March 26, 2014 in Buffalo New York Terry was elected Director of UAW Region 9. Read more >>>
UAW regional director praises Governor Cuomo’s “Buy American” plan announced during State of the State address
(New York) – UAW Region 9 Director Terry Dittes says Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new proposal to mandate state entities to buy American-made products is the right move for American workers and will greatly benefit the nation’s economy... Read more >>>
General Motors today announced investments of $552 million for key U.S. manufacturing facilities located in Tonawanda, Lockport and Rochester, N.Y.; and Parma, Ohio.
THE INVESTMENT IS SPLIT BETWEEN THREE FACILITIES IN NEW YORK AND ONE FACILITY IN PARMA, OHIO, SAVING OVER 1,300 JOBS...Read more >>>
Senator Bernie Sanders writes letter of support to Columbia Graduate Workers
Today through tomorrow, Columbia University graduate workers will vote on forming their union. Union organizers got a big boost today when none other than U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders wrote a letter encouraging fellow graduate workers to come together, participate in the vote and join the UAW.
"Dear Columbia University Research and Teaching Assistants:
I understand that on December 7th and 8th you will be voting in an election to determine whether TAs and RAs at Columbia will have the right to union representation. I had the pleasure of meeting with a number of you in September, and am strongly supportive of your efforts to hold a free and fair union election…"
This contest is open to PA AFL-CIO affiliated union members and their constituents. Read more >>>
An Alert Regarding Health and Safety
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
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