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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 Civil & Human Rights Conference was held at the UAW Black Lake Education Center and many Committee members from the following Locals were in attendance Local 1069, 897 and 1097.

Care about jobs and the future of your community? Angry about sweatshops and the exploitation of children? Resolute that looking for the union label is as important today as it was 40 years ago? Think our country does best when we invest in ourselves?

Jeffrey Binz, Director Region 9 has been given approval by President Dennis Williams to appoint the following to fill the vacancy of Region 9 CAP/Retiree Representative and is pleased announe that Edward P. Balukas from UAW Local 677 Mack truck, has been assigned to this position.
Every dollar is a vote. When we spend our hard-earned dollars on union-made and USA-made goods, we vote for a strong labor movement and a thriving national economy. We show solidarity every time we support goods and services produced by our hardworking sisters and brothers. This guide celebrates the excellence of UAW members. You may browse the products and services provided by UAW members in each region. There is also a section where you can review consumer available products by category. We hope you make the choice to support our UAW members by spending your money on products and services they make possible. Finding union-made products can be difficult because few items are labeled “union-made.” However, this guide provides you with a list of tools for locating UAW-made goods

The .2018 Albany Lobbying Conference was held March 11, 2018- March 14, 2018. The Conference took place at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY 

The Conference agenda included many  speakers, Plenary sessions and of course lobbying at the Capitol on many UAW issues.

Some of the issues that were lobbied on  included jobs, the economy, funding for various services, and unemployment insurance, just to name a few.

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PLease find attached a Scholarship Application Form and an Academic Report Form which are to be completed and returned to this office, along with an essay of 500 words or less on the following subject:

TOPIC: "The Importance of the 2018 Elections in November to Labor's Survival"

Attached are a Scholarship Application and Academic Report, which are to be completed and returned to the region 9 office, along with an essay of 500 words or less and a transcript of your grades. 

Please feel free to develop an essay topic of your own, but to give you some general ideas, please click on link below which also includes guidelines and applications.

Please click on link below for all information:

Celebrate the Victories of the Past, the Promise of the Future The hours are brutally long; overtime pay doesn’t exist. Workplace safety is unheard of. Limbs are lost, and yet the machines grind on, indifferent to your suffering. Do you want to keep your job and feed your family? Your boss wants his roof repaired and a gift of his favorite liquor, too
The 2018 National CAP Conference was held in Washington, DC on February 4, 2018 through february 8, 2018.

UAW International President, Dennis Williams opened the conference on Sunday, February 4, 2018.

In attendance were Jeff Binz, Director Region 9 and  the International IEB and many great speakers.

The delegates lobbied at the Capitol on Tuesday and were able to meet and discuss very important issues with our Representatives.