|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.
March of Dimes/March for Babies Walk
Detroit Wayne State University’s registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 9 a.m. Both Lake St. Clair Metro Park and Oakland University registrations and walks start at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., respectively.
If you have any questions regarding registration and fundraising information, please contact John Cunningham at (586) 427-9200.Read more >>>
2015 UAW Health and Safety Conference
UAW Family Education Center - Onaway, Michigan
May 17-22, 2015
The UAW Special Convention on Collective Bargaining will take place on Tuesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 25 at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.
Applications for the 2015 UAW Walter and May Reuther Family Education Center Scholarship Program are now available (see attachments). Members in good standing for one year who have never attended the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center Family Scholarship Program are eligible to apply. Past participants in the Family Scholarship Program are not eligible to re-apply. The program is designed to accommodate the UAW member, the spouse and their dependent children (ages 4 – 18). The entire family must participate in all scheduled workshops and programs. Read more >>>
*** Attention Region 1 Motorcyclists***
Blessing of the Bikes, Solidarity Riders' 2nd AnnualRead more >>>
BLOOMBERG: History Was Made in Selma—But Not For Selma
Fifty years after America was changed on the Edmund Pettus bridge, residents of the struggling city hope the anniversary will bring more: tourists, economic revival, the promise of Bloody Sunday finally fulfilled.
Most weekdays for the last 10 years, Letasha Irby, 36, has driven her car across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to get to a job that pays $11.33 an hour. The black mother of two lives about a 20-minute drive from the iconic bridge, which is named in honor of a Reconstruction-era Alabama Ku Klux Klan leader and U.S. senator and is the spot where demonstrators were set upon by police in an event that's come to be known as Bloody Sunday...
Fast Track is Bad For UAW Families!
Call Congres and Tell Them:
NO ON FAST TRACK!
Tell Lansing, get your priorities straight!
Michigan Republicans don’t like their office building in Lansing. They want new digs. They want a better view of the Capitol. But instead of renovating their building, they’re spending more than double the cost of renovation to build a brand new building. The price tag for the new construction? $70 million! Read More >>>
UAW Region 1 is pleased to announce that scholarships are available to those students who are children or grandchildren of UAW Region 1 Local Union members and are graduating from high school this year, or are current college students. The scholarships will be awarded through the UAW Region 1 Director’s Scholarship Fund, administered by the Community Caring Program. The number of scholarships awarded and the stipend amount varies from year to year depending on scholarship program fund levels. The eligibility requirements and application form for the UAW Region 1 Director’s Scholarship are available on the UAW Region 1 website under the tab “Community Caring.” You may download the application form, rules and instructions for your members by going to http://Region1.uaw.org or get a copy from your Local Union
This scholarship program is open to all students who have reached a high level of scholastic achievement and are interested in continuing their education. We encourage all UAW Region 1 members and retirees who have children or grandchildren who are still dependents and are entering college this fall or are already in college, to urge the students to apply for these scholarships.
APPLICATIONS MUST ARRIVE AT THE UAW REGION 1 OFFICE
Region 1 Director's Scholarship, 27800 George Merrelli Drive, Warren, MI 48092
NO LATER THAN APRIL 17, 2015 TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
Employees or spouses are not eligible. PREVIOUS WINNERS OF ANY REGION 1 SCHOLARSHIP ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A SECOND TIME. IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED A REGION 1 SCHOLARSHIP IN THE PAST, PLEASE DO NOT REAPPLY!Read more >>>
Region 1 Retiree Seminar, June 1-4, 2015
Region 1 has scheduled a Retiree Seminar for four (4) days at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center beginning Monday, June 1, 2015 and ending on Thursday, June 4, 2015.
This Retiree Seminar is open to all UAW retirees, his or her spouse, guest, and associate status members. The cost of this seminar is $350 per person. The region will pay $100 for each UAW Region 1 retired delegate, leaving a balance due of $250 to be paid by each delegate. All spouse, guest, and associate status members must pay the full $350 registration fee.Read more >>>
The Walter and May Reuther Family Education Center is accepting applications for its campground.
Applications are good for the 2014 season. The campground is open from May 1st through November 9, 2015, with UAW members having a two (2) week maximum stay per year. Read more >>>>Read more >>>
Solidarity Magazine and film features Mar.-Apr. 2015