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Brothers and Sisters, On Monday, we celebrate the great sacrifices and life-changing contributions of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His vision was one of inclusion, of nonviolence, of respecting the rights of each and every one of us and championing the fact that we are all Americans.
In this issue: Welcome Home PFC Ellis Solidarity Around the Globe ZF Joins the UAW And more!
My Sisters and Brothers, I want to begin this first message of 2022 with a deep sentiment of gratitude for our union and for all the hard work, dedication, and fortitude our UAW family showed this past year. We had many challenges to face together, and I watched this membership rise to each one of them and support one another, as we always do.

UAW Bowling Championships Feature Tough Competition, Family Fun

Bowling is serious business for many UAW members. You could tell by the concentration, determination, frustration and exhilaration on the bowlers’ faces as they competed in the UAW International Bowling Tournament.

The day-long event, held Saturday at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, Michigan, pits the best bowlers in our union against each other to see who’s best, both individually and as a team.

Once again, UAW Local 3303 in Butler, Pennsylvania sponsored a night at the ballpark to watch the Blue Sox baseball game.

UAW Local 3303, members at AK Steel in Butler, PA, got together, raised money, and built a shed for a camp in the community for CHILDREN.

There's a pension in your future, Bugas," said the picket sign of one old worker who marched in support of the UAW drive for pensions for workers in 1949.

WHAT IS V-CAP?

V-CAP is the UAW’s political action fund made up of voluntary contributions from UAW members, retirees and their families. The money is used to support pro-worker political candidates who have earned the endorsement of the UAW Community Action Program (CAP).

 

WHY SHOULD I GIVE TO CAP?

 Applicants For The UAW Region 9 Tom Fricano Scholarship Fund Attached are a Scholarship Application Form (front & back) and an Academic Report Form (front & back), which are to be completed and returned to this office, along with an essay of 500 words or less on the following subject: Topic: How "union households" voted in the 2016 elections....

LU 1097  took to the streets with many youth groups in rochester ny. A few of the groups involved were "youth for change," kid's corner, "#ROC royals for change".  after a shout out to  their uaw brothers and sisters from lu1097 to come out and wear any uaw shirt they had to represent their local and to let the community see that they were there, their voices were  heard, they were visable, and that they cared it showed the community if they all worked together it would be better for all! Great job!

As demand for his Model T skyrocketed, Henry Ford embarked on an ambitious project to build the world's largest industrial complex. The Ford Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, housed everything needed for automobile production in one massive complex – from refining raw materials to assembly line.