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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.

It’s been two years since members of Local 42 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted to join our union, but with a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) now dominated by anti-union members, they continue to be denied their rights, UAW President Dennis Williams told union political activists Sunday.

This week, UAW members will gather in Washington D.C. for the 2018 National Community Action Program (CAP) Conference.

Over 1,100 UAW members will attend the four-day conference, which gives members a look at the union's legislative and political priorities for the coming year. This year's conference will focus on immigration, international trade, job creation, and tax reform.

American consumers can make a difference for working men and women when they buy products made right here in the United States, UAW President Dennis Williams told CAP delegates Sunday night.

The UAW’s BuildBuyUSA Program will launch a video contest as an innovative way to create fun and excitement to supporting goods manufactured here because “we have economic power as working men and women in this country,” Williams said.

The program will launch on March 7 with more details to be released soon.

“We believe things change by the power of the wallet,” said Williams.

UAW Region 9 Director Jeff Binz was re-elected to serve his first full term as Regional Director at the 37th Constitutional Convention. He was previously elected at a 2018 UAW Region 9 Special Convention on January 30, 2018, in Buffalo, New York, to fill the remaining term of former director Terry Dittes, who was elected as a UAW Vice President in January 2018.

As director, Binz serves on the UAW International Executive Board.

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

Jeff Binz Elected UAW Region 9 Director (Click here for Bio)

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CAP Committees Educate Members About the Issues

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 P. Reuther

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Buffalo, N.Y. -- Jeff Binz was elected UAW Region 9 director today at a 2018 UAW Region 9 Special Convention, in Buffalo, New York, to fill the remaining term of former director Terry Dittes, who was elected as a UAW Vice President in January 2018.

As director, Binz serves on the UAW International Executive Board.