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The 37th Constitutional Convention was held at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Mi with registration beginning on Sunday, June 10, 2018 and opening session on Monday, June 11-14, 2018.

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 WNY CAP Scholarships.  Our congratulations to the following scholarship winners:

A Special Convention was held on January 30, 2018  at UAW Region 9 Auditorium in Buffalo, NY at which Jeff Binz was elected Director, Region 9

THE  UAW'S ANNUAL WHITE SHIRT DAY HONORING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN WHO, IN 1936-1937  CREATED THE RECOGNITION OF THE UAW FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A STRIKE AGAINST GENERAL MOTORS IN THE FLINT SIT-DOWN STRIKE THAT ENDED FEBRUARY 11, 1937.  EACH YEAR ON WHITE SHIRT DAY MEN AND WOMEN THROUGHOUT THE UAW WEAR WHITE-COLLAR ATTIRE TRADITIONALLY DONNED BY MANAGEMENT TO REMEMBER THE SACRIFICES AND VICTORIES OF WORKERS.  TODAY, AND EVERYDAY, WE SAY THANK YOU FOR LAYING THE FOUNDATION OF THE MIDDLE CLASS AND WORKERS' RIGHTS.

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The UAW Financial Officers’ Conference will be held Sunday, March 24 through Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, Florida. This conference is for local union presidents, financial secretaries/treasurers, trustees and recording secretaries.

ANYONE INTERESTED:  Region 9 Bowling Tournament – February 23 & 24, 2019 – Transit Lanes – 

Please see Bowling Tournament information and Registration form by clicking on link below:

UAW Local 686 Civil and Human Rights Committee hosted their 2nd annual Trunk or Treat on October 21.  Trunk or Treat events have been gaining popularity around the country as a safe alternative for trick or treating.  Members parked their decorated cars in the UAW Local 686 Union Halls parking lot and handed out candy to children who were dressed up for the event. 

The mission and goals of UAW LU 686, Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive is to feed as many struggling families and children as possible throughout the Niagara, Erie and Orleans NY Counties  by providing local food pantries with the jars of peanut butter, jelly and fluff.  The jars are redistributed to about 30 food pantries and Organizations within the 3 counties to aid in the fight against hunger. They do not accept money, only donations of the jars.

 2018 United way toy drive Heart, Love and Soul in Niagara Falls, NY - LU 686

UAW LU 686/Gm Lockport collected over 100 toys for children ages 9-12 years old for the United Way of Greater Niagara's Toy Drive, UAW LU 686 members along with Dave Barnard, UAW 686 President attended and volunteered at the toy drive.

The United Way of Greater Niagra hosted the toy drive at  Heart, Love and Soul whch is one of their agencies they fund. Over 40 volunteers from many different organizations gave the toys out to 275 families and 400 children this year from across Niagara County.