Blog

 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.

Please see attached letter from Director Jef Binz requesting letters be sent to GM in support of our UAW Brothers and Sisters.

TO: All PA & NJ Local Union Presidents Greetings:

As I am sure you have heard via media reports over the last few weeks, General Motors plans so cease production at its Lordstown, Ohio and Hamtramck, Michigan plants. This announcement will also affect employment at the following facilities:

In a special episode, AFL-CIO's Julie and Tim discuss plant closures at General Motors with longtime autoworker Brad Markell.

00 with a snack and drink, and every second Wednesday for our monthly business meeting. I ask you to read the CHAIRMAN”S LETTER.to help keep you up to date with the latest happenings.
    http://uaw677retiree.org/               Please click on link to Retiree UAW 677 Webpage for full info:

UAW Region 9 held it's 19th Annual Veterans Appreciation 5K Run on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Niagara Country Club Course.

All proceeds raised will benefit the UAW WNY Veterans' Committee to be used at the hospitals Buffalo Batavia and Bath, NY it will also benefit other Veterans' Organizations throughout WNY.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

We are pleased to announce the  (3) winners of the 2018 UAW Region 9/Tom Fricano Scholarship.

Reet Patel, Daughter Tushar Patel, member of Local 8888 (New Jersey State Winner)

Peyton Popard, Granddaugher of Donald Wells, retired member of local 897 (New York State Winner)

Mikayla Feldbauer, Daughter of Barbara Feldbauer, member of local 3400 ( Pennsylvania Winner)

Region 9 Leadership Conference was held at the Grand Hotel in Cape May, NJ

Registration began on Sunday, August 19, 2018 with an opening session  at 7 pm Sunday evening. The conference ran through Thursday, August 23, 2018. 

Many UAW Locals participated in The Labor Day Parade in WNY on Monday, September 3, 2018.
A great time was had by all who attended.