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2019 WNY cap council scholarship information

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.

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

"While the UAW welcomes the $700 million in Ohio investment outside of Lordstown, Ohio, it is not forgotten that UAW members, their families and citizens in the Mahoning Valley invested in General Motors in its darkest days to allow for the record profits that GM is making in recent years. The people of the Mahoning Valley deserve a solid, secure job investment that no start-up, dependent on federal contracts, can bring to the Valley. UAW members and the community deserve a GM product investment at Lordstown."

                                                           May 30, 2019

   The regular monthly meeting of the Retirees’ Chapter of Local 686 UAW  is canceled for the months of June, July and August, 2019 and will resume on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. and bingo held at 1:00 p.m. at the UAW Hall, 524 Walnut Street, Lockport, NY.  We will have representatives speak from the UAW Retiree Medical Trust, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Medco.

NLRB Certifies Election and Right to Proceed and Bargain

LAS VEGAS - The NLRB certified Friday that 57 MGM Guest Service Representatives who work in the slot department of the casino have successfully voted to join the UAW.

There was a dedication ceremony  held on March 25, 2019 at the Rochester, New York train station.

This dedication ceremony was held in memory of Congresswoman Louise Mcintosh Slaughter who was instrumental in securing federal funding for the Rochester Train Station to make it compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and to honor the previous design of renowned architect Claude  Bragdon.

Lt. Gov Kathy Hochul was in attendance for this special dedication as well as Senator Schumer who continues to show his support of Labor.

The 2019 Special Bargaining Convention was held on March 11th -13th, 2019 at Cobo Hall in Detroit, MI.

Please click on link below for photo album: Photos provided by Jessie Jesson UAWluca686

2019 Bargaining Convention 

Collective bargaining is the process in which a group of workers comes together and negotiates the terms of their contracts with one voice. Making their demands, together. Making a promise that whatever is offered to one will be rejected unless it is offered to all.

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Attached is a Workshop Menu offered by the Education Dept for 2019. Please click on link below to download the updated information. If interested in any of these Education trainings  please reach out to your Servicing Rep who will contact  Sharon Masino, Region 9 Education Rep to schedule a class.

Please click on link below for Workplan Menu 2019:

Solidarity Magazine now on line for March 2019.

To view Solidarity Magazine and Region 9 Insert please click on links below: