UAW Local 1097

International Youth Day was first coined by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, and now the 12th day of August serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essenti

The UAW WNY Region 9 Veterans Committee organized and hosted  a Hotdog Roast at the Batavia VA Hospital in Batavia NY  on August 7, 2019.  If not for the dedication of the Veterans Committee and me

The first Sunday in August is National Sisters Day, and your opportunity to show your appreciation for that unique bond only sisters can understand.

National Friendship day encourages people from across the globe to connect with friends. This is the day to make a new friend or connect with an old friend.

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Please click on links below for information on the petition fo Walter Reuther 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp.  In order to sign the petition please click on the survey link here:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K5RD977

Please click on links below for information on the Reuther Commemorative Stamp:

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Memo on Commemorative Stamps

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Walter Reuther Commemorative Stamp Request

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Union members wear red shirts on Wednesdays as a sign of solidarity. When a sea of red shirts greets management, it’s a way to let them know that the workers stand  together. This modern tradition goes back to 1989 with the Communications  Workers of America (CWA) whose members began wearing red on

Rochester -- On August 4, members, family and friends of UAW Local 1097 came together to celebrate one of their own. 

Walter Reuther can be said to have done more for more American workers than any other leader in the labor movement. He spent his life ensuring American workers have a voice at the table with management, a voice still exercised today by workers in contract negotiations that will affect millions of working families. 

 2019 UAW Campground

                    

    

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2019 UAW Campground

There’s a direct relationship between the ballot box and the bread box, and what the union fights for and wins at the bargaining table can be taken away in the legislative halls.

–Walter Reuther, UAW Constitutional Convention 1970