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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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Solidarity Magazine now on line for Jan -March 2019 and Spring Summer 2019

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Region 9 successfully held a Bowling Tournament on February 23-24, 2019 at Transit Lanes in Williamsville, NY.  There were approximately 140 bowlers who participated from 6 different locals out of PA and NY.

During the tournament there was team play which had 18 teams of 5 who bowled on Saturday and the Singles games which included 50 bowlers on Sunday. 

Congratulations to Bill Young of Local 1326 who bowled a perfect game of 300 and Eric Johns of Local 774 who bowled a game of 299 - both on Sunday. 

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.

 

Please click on link below to view or print the 2018 UAW Constitution

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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.

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.