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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

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 GENER

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.

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).

Region 9 WNY Veterans Committee never seems to amaze us. The Veterans Committee along with Terry Dittes, Director donated a van to the Veterans, September 2016

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Region 9 Veterans Committee Van Donation

                           2017 Buy Union - Buy American Holiday shopping Guide

Please take a few minutes and browse our 2017 Holiday Shopping Guide which lists products made by hard working Union brothers and sisters in the USA.

Shop for your family and friends as there is a wide variety of products. Please share this guide with your loved ones as well!

Featured photo: Jeff Grimes, Lumi Irizarry and Dave Barnard, UAW 686 President

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico it was devastating to many UAW members.  Lumi Irizarry, a cell operator at UAW Local 686/GM Lockport was at home waiting patiently to hear from his loved ones after the hurricane hit. 

Labor Day 2017 in Buffalo, NY was celebrated with Director, Terry Dittes our UAW brothers and sisters, families and friends all coming together and particapating in the Labor Day parade.  This was a  great event and everyone had a fun filled day.  Solidarity Forever!!

Photos provided by: Jessie Jesson/LU686

Please click on photo to view album: 2017 Labor Day Parade- Buffalo, NY

GOLF PACKAGE INCLUDES: 1 (18 hole) round of golf with cart at Gaylord Country Club 1 (18 hole) round of golf with cart at Rees Jones designed Black Lake Golf Club and more!!

“We are disheartened by the misconduct alleged in today’s indictment. Ms. King is no longer with the union and hasn’t been since February 2016. Based on our own internal investigation, we believe anyone who engaged in intentional misconduct is no longer employed by the UAW. We continue to cooperate with the DOJ and share information with the government.”

The rally call of “Buy American” isn’t new, but the proposition looks very different in 2017 than it did in the 1970s. Back then, there were almost 20 million workers in the U.S. making goods in factories across the country (today, it’s 12.3 million). These workers made clothes, baseballs, toys, blue jeans, electronics and a host of goods you could find in your neighborhood store. If you want some Brach’s candy in 2017, it will come from their factory in Mexico.