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Sail A Darity
Come sail with us for a night of Solidarity. Join Local 228, 2280 and 400 as we set sail aboard the Detroit Princess for a evening cruise on the river. Tickets are $40.00 each and are available at your local. We set sail at 9:30pm and arrive back at 2:00am. This fun filled cruise takes place on August 16th Come join us for fun food dancing and fellowship.Please contact your local for more information

2014 Picnic
Join your union Brothers and Sisters at our 228 Annual Picnic When Saturday August 23rd from 12:00 - 5:00 Where: K of C Picnic Grounds 11541 21 Mile Rd. Shelby, Twp. MI 48315 There will be lots of fun for all ages including our annual CAR SHOW, hot dogs ice-cream, rides and inflatables for the kids photo booth and much more!!! Cant wait to see you there.

Video: Welcome to UAW Local 42 in Chattanooga, Tennessee!

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The UAW today announced the formation of UAW Local 42, a new local union providing representation for employees at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.

Organized by Volkswagen employees, Local 42 offers workers the opportunity for a voice in the workplace through the German automaker’s “works council” approach to employee engagement. Volkswagen’s business model is premised on employee representation, and Local 42 will represent any interested employees who join the local as members. No employees will be required to join.

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“Earlier this year, the UAW was gratified to earn the confidence and support of many Volkswagen team members,” said Dennis Williams, president of the UAW. “At that time, we said we would not give up on these committed and hard-working employees. We’re keeping our promise.”

Region 1 Retiree Seminar, September 2-5, 2014 – NEW DATES
UAW Family Education Center, Black Lake

Region 1 has scheduled a Retiree Seminar for four (4) days at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center

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2014 National Veteran’s Conference
August 24-29, 2014 – UAW Family Education Center

The 2014 International Union, UAW Veteran’s Conference will be held at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center from Sunday, August 24 through Friday, August 29, 2014.

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We are pleased to announce that UAW Region 1 will be hosting our 15th Annual Car Show to be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014, with all proceeds are used to help area Veterans and their families.

Registration is $20.00 at the door ($18.00 pre-registered).  Registration Form attached.

 

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We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the UAW Region 1 Director’s Scholarship Awards. A selection committee screened the applications and selected 36 candidates for this year’s awards. Those selected will be awarded $500.00.

All awardees will be notified in writing along with the paperwork they must fill out prior to the awards being sent to their college/university.

Congratulations to all the awardees who are listed below, in alphabetical order. It was a very hard decision since all the candidates were well qualified. To that were not chosen, thank you for applying and please feel free to apply again next year.

The following 36 winners were selected by the Region 1 Selection Committee:

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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 2nd through November 1, 2014, 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.

HAPPY NEW YEAR
Happy New Year Local 228. Lets make this the year to get involved,and get engaged. Start by attending your Membership meetings. The next one is May 18 2014 at 11:00 !!! This is a week early because of the Memorial Day Holiday.

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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