|UAW Region 1|
Charles E. Hall was elected director of UAW Region 1 by delegates to the UAW’s 35th Constitutional Convention on June 16, 2010, in Detroit.
Stand up for someone’s rights tomorrow!
Tomorrow, December 10 is Human Rights Day. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day.
Stand up for someone at risk of discrimination or violence such as women, a homeless person, a minority group, a LGBT person, indigenous peoples, or anyone else in need.
Graduate workers and supporters call on university administration to honor collective bargaining rights
NEW YORK – Columbia University research assistants and teaching assistants – whose landmark case restored union rights for graduate workers nationwide – voted 1602 to 623 in favor of joining Graduate Workers of Columbia-United Auto Workers Union (GWC-UAW). With broad-scale support from members of Congress, New York elected officials, community leaders, faculty and students, graduate workers at Columbia are the first in the country to form their union in the wake of the National Labor Relations Board’s August ruling.Read more >>>
UAW Members Are At NYC’s Greatest Bookstore – Strand
Region 9A, Local 2179
The UAW is many things to many people. Did you know that we are also Booksellers in Region 9A? Take the time to discover who we really are as a union.
Senator Bernie Sanders writes letter of support to Columbia Graduate Workers
Today through tomorrow, Columbia University graduate workers will vote on forming their union. Union organizers got a big boost today when none other than U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders wrote a letter encouraging fellow graduate workers to come together, participate in the vote and join the UAW.
"Dear Columbia University Research and Teaching Assistants:
I understand that on December 7th and 8th you will be voting in an election to determine whether TAs and RAs at Columbia will have the right to union representation. I had the pleasure of meeting with a number of you in September, and am strongly supportive of your efforts to hold a free and fair union election…"
On this day, Rosa Parks wouldn’t give up her bus seat
Today marks the 61st anniversary of Rosa Parks’ decision to sit down for her rights on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus, putting the effort to end segregation on a fast track.
Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955, after she refused to give up her seat on a crowded bus to a white passenger.
Photo Credit: Gary Malerba
The 62st Annual UAW Region 1 Invitational Bowling Tournament, sponsored by UAW
NOTE: DEADLINE DATE FOR ENTRIES – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017Read more >>>
2016 UAW REGION 1 V-CAP DOLLAR DRIVE WINNERS
2016 UAW REGION 1 V-CAP DOLLAR DRIVE WINNERS
1ST PRIZE – $5,000
Terri Lemieux – UAW Local 909
2nd PRIZE – $2,000
Thomas Ruperd – UAW Local 228
3rd PRIZE –$1,000 (2 Winners)
Brandon Haney – UAW Local 812
4TH PRIZE – $500 (3 Winners)
Travis Rivers – UAW Local 7
5th PRIZE - $100 (4 Winners)
Thomas Skarbo – UAW Local 160 (Retiree)
6th PRIZE - $50 (5 Winners)
Ileen Berry – UAW Local 869
The Region 1 leadership and staff thank our members for their participation.
2016 UAW Holiday Shoppers Guide
Buy American, Buy Union
Joint Statement by UAW and Ford on Louisville Assembly Plant
The following is a joint statement released by the UAW and Ford Motor Company regarding today’s news about louisville assembly plant and the lincoln MKC
To anyone who has ever spent time with UAW members, it’s no secret that we take pride in the work that we do and the products that we build. When you see that something is UAW-made, you know you’re getting something that was crafted with skilled labor. Read more >>>
Stop the TPP!
Call Congress at 1-855-712-8441.
***National Call-In Day is September 14!***
Multinational corporations and Republican congressional leaders want to jam throught the TPP - an awful trade deal that will put Americans out of work, degrade environmnetal protections and increase prescription drug prices - during the lame-duck congressional session after the elections.
Call your member of Congress and tell him or her
NO TPP IN THE LAME-DUCK SESSION
The Michigan Labor History Society (MLHS) is willing and able to take UAW members and their families on an exciting tour that captures the stories of labor history in our area. The society has six experienced guides who can lead bus or walking tours on your schedule. They are glad to do this as an educational program without charge. Read more >>>
UAW chaplains are known for their compassion and ability to connect with members in a way that few others can. At their annual conference at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center this summer, they showed how they are also reaching out to band and choir members from a small Michigan city high school. Read more >>>
MARION, Ind. — General Motors is investing $90.9 million in its Marion Metal Center plant to enhance the facility’s process capability and flexibility.
“This investment in stamping dies and equipment will align Marion Metal Center with GM’s future stamping strategy,” said Dan Hermer, GM North America Manufacturing manager. “This will enable our team to continue delivering quality to our stamping customers throughout North America.”Read more >>>