UAW Region 1

Chuck Hall was appointed Region 1 assistant director on Jan. 4, 2010, by then-UAW President Ron Gettelfinger on the recommendation of Region 1 Director Joseph Peters.

Care about jobs and the future of your community? Angry about sweatshops and the exploitation of children? Resolute that looking for the union label is as important today as it was 40 years ago?

Recent News

The 2018 UAW Health & Safety Conference will be held at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center from Sunday, June 3 through Friday, June 8, 2018.

This conference will provide significant education and training needed by health & safety representatives, health & safety committee members and local union representatives that have health and safety responsibilities.  New curriculum this year includes courses offered through OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC).  These include:

UAW Region 1 is offering six weeks of FREE educational workshops beginning Tuesday, April 3, 2018.  Participants will have a choice between morning (10 a.m.-12 p.m.) or evening (5 - 7 p.m.) workshops.  Each workshop is for six consecutive weeks.  Participants must attend five out of six training sessions to receive a Certificate of Completion.  The certificates will be handed out on the 6th week of class. 

TUESDAY CLASSES – Morning or Evening: (April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8) – CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 45 STUDENTS

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In addition to being affiliated with the AFL-CIO and Canadian Labour Congress, the UAW is affiliated with IndustriALL Global Union, representing over 50 million energy, mining and manufacturing workers around the world.  It is also affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation, consisting of over 176 million workers from 162 countries and territories.

Take Action

NAFTA—to put it bluntly—was terrible for working families in the United States, as well as our allies to the north and south, Canada and Mexico. The terrible deal triggered job losses, closed auto factories, depressed wages and more power for corporations across all three countries.

Fill out the comment form to tell the U.S. Trade Representative why working families must be prioritized in future trade deals. We provided talking points below for you to use in crafting your own statement

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 

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