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I hope you are enjoying this web site and are finding all the information you need.Take the time to browse around. Meeting dates and times will all be posted here as will all events. As always, Please feel free to call the local with any questions or suggestions.

Solidarity Magazine and film features Mar.-Apr. 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.

The convention begins at 9 a.m. on Tuesday the 24th and at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, the 25th... Read more >>>

*** Attention Region 1 Motorcyclists*** 

Blessing of the Bikes, Solidarity Riders' 2nd Annual

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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...

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 Fast Track is Bad For UAW Families!

Call Congres and Tell Them:

NO ON FAST TRACK!

1-888-926-0045

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 >>>

December and January Combined MEMBERSHIP MEETING

 The next General Membership Meeting will be held February 22, 2015. We will be celebrating Black History Month. See you there!!!

Special Election

The winners of the Special Election are as follows

Vice President- Diane Virelli

Chairman- Sam Vultaggio

Bargaining Committee- Dan Scott

Recording Secretary- LaNeice Evans

Executive Members at Large- Lois Leonard and Dave Wagner

UAW Local 228 2014 Picnic
The Local 228 Picnic was this past Saturday. All who came out enjoyed some great food, great fun and great friendship. To see more pictures go to the photo album and look at the 2014 Local Picnic album.

Region 1 Camping Trip...

thanks go out to the Recreational Committee for a wonderful weekend!

As you may remember from the Region 1 CAP Council Meeting, we discussed starting a CAP Council in both Oakland and Macomb counties. Much interest and anticipation was generated during that meeting. Therefore, we are asking you to encourage your CAP activists to get involved. The more participants the stronger our CAP Council will be. In order for this Council to succeed, we need as many participants as possible.

The by-laws dictate that we need four (4) officers for each CAP Council. We ask that only members who reside in the respective counties take part in these councils.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mike Stone, Region 1 CAP Coordinator, at 586-427-9200 or mstone@uaw.net .

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 >>>>

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Below you will find all of the meetings through 2014 for the Region 1 Veterans Council. Also listed below are the upcoming events.

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.
(NO EXCEPTIONS)

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!

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Meeting Dates for UAW Local 228 Retiree's All Meetings take place at 1:00pm at UAW Local 228 39209 Mound Road Sterling Heights, MI. 48310 Unless otherwise noted

Hall Rental Rates

HALL RENTAL RATES Day Non-Member Local 228 Member Rate Friday $600 $425 Saturday $700 $525 Sunday $450 $275 Mon-Thurs $400 $225 Holiday Rentals add $100 to the amount due for that rental day (Example Friday, member, $525.) $200 Member Deposit for Non-Alcohol $300 Deposit for Non-Alcohol $500 Members Deposit for Alcohol $750 Deposit for Alcohol

 

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?

From taxes and trade policy to retirement security and health care to education and infrastructure – politics affects our daily lives. That’s why it’s essential for working families to make our voices heard in local, state and national politics by supporting candidates who support us. One of the most effective ways to do that is by contributing to V-CAP.

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Flag Rules and Regulations

For all the Rules and Regulations on the Flag of the United States Of America

Visit this web site: http://www.ushistory.org/betsy/faq.htm 

Region 1

region1.uaw.org/index.cfm

Please take the time to visit Region 1's web site.

Below is a list of some of the most popular and requested phone numbers. Read more >>>

UAW Local 228 Hall Rental Rates

Ford Sterling Plant and Local 228's  Local Contract and Letters of understanding. Please take the time to read them here

 The results of the Ratification vote held at local 228 on 11/10/11 are:

Yes: 74.4%

No: 25.6%

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