UAW Region 1

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UAW Region 1 is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Michigan V-CAP Dollar Drive Drawing 

All winners will be contacted directly by UAW Region 1.  Each winner will be responsible for making arrangements to pick up their prize by contacting Brian Negovan of my staff at 586-427-9200.

Frank Stuglin was elected director of UAW Region 1 at the 37th Constitutional Convention in June 2018.

Region 1 covers the following counties in Michigan: Huron, Lapeer, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, Sanilac, Tuscola and part of Wayne (including Detroit). Region 1 also includes Canadian UAW local unions.

Stuglin became Region 1 assistant director in 2010 at the 35th Constitutional Convention and remained after reappointment at the 36th Constitutional Convention.  He was appointed to the UAW International Staff and assigned to Region 1 by UAW President Stephen P. Yokich.

Detroit -- The UAW International Executive Board (IEB) voted on December 5 to merge the states represented by UAW Region 5 between UAW Regions 4 and 8. This merger will be effective February 28, 2020.

DETROIT - The UAW International Executive Board met Thursday and named Acting President Rory Gamble to fill the vacancy of President until the June 2022 Convention.

“This is an honor to complete my career and serve the members of this great union in this capacity,” said Gamble. “This wasn’t planned and it is a tall order. There are difficult decisions that will need to be made in the coming months for our members. But I promise one thing, when I retire and turn over this office, we will deliver a clean union on solid footing.”

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There’s a direct relationship between the ballot box and the bread box, and what the union fights for and wins at the bargaining table can be taken away in the legislative halls.

–Walter Reuther, UAW Constitutional Convention 1970