UAW Region 1

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For Oakland County residents:

Oakland County residents can receive free COVID-19 testing through Oakland County Health and Humans Services. Call 800-848-5533 and follow the voice prompts to speak with a nurse who can walk you through the process.

The UAW Region 1 Women’s Advisory Council is hosting a special virtual event on Saturday, June 26th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Recent News

It is important that we all stay informed and follow guidance from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

By Rory L. Gamble CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS BELONG TO US ALL Look around your world these days. People are celebrating the diversity of who they are; what makes us all unique, wonderful people. For UAW members in the workplace and at home we live in a time when prejudices are no longer being tolerated, whether it is racial, ethnic, or sexual identity. We find ourselves living in a time where equality in the workplace and in our communities is valued more than it ever has.

If you are interested in purchasing a commemorative veterans coin, please see a member of UAW Local 412 Veteran's Committee or a member of the Region 1 Veterans Council.

ALL proceeds go toward supporting local veteran causes.

Take Action

Union members in the public sector are once again under attack and need our support. The Snyder-appointed Civil Service Commission is using the cover of a global pandemic to engage in underhanded union busting targeted at State of Michigan workers. This is not only an attack on dedicated state employees, but also their ability to provide quality public services to the people of Michigan. At a time when state workers have been on the frontlines of protecting the people of Michigan from the coronavirus, these anti-worker commissioners are trying to undermine the right of state employees to collectively bargain. Stand with our brothers and sisters and tell the Civil Service Commission to end these anti-union attacks.

Call your Representative’s office right now at 1-866-287-6350, and call your Senator’s office at 1-888-329-5096. Make sure you let them know who you are, where you live, and that any federal legislation dealing with this pandemic protects frontline workers and working families across America.

Owen Bieber touched the lives of many during his career, including many UAW members and their families. During his 12 years leading the world’s most powerful union that was 1.1 million members strong, he had a hand in supporting struggles for human rights from Africa to Eastern Europe, and advising President Bill Clinton on labor and economic issues.

Bieber’s work as a union leader went beyond rallies and negotiations. The UAW supported labor and civil rights movements with leaders across the globe, where the stakes were about more than higher wages. He is a leader that will be missed, but never forgotten. Do you have a story about Owen? We'd like to hear it!