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The first Sunday in August is National Sisters Day, and your opportunity to show your appreciation for that unique bond only sisters can understand.

National Friendship day encourages people from across the globe to connect with friends. This is the day to make a new friend or connect with an old friend.

Walter Reuther can be said to have done more for more American workers than any other leader in the labor movement.

Greetings:

Workers at the VALEO Highland Park plant will be voting to join the UAW on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, and Wednesday, August 14, 2019. To show our solidarity and strength, I am requesting that all UAW Region 1 local unions send volunteers to support this organizing rally and to wear red on those days.

 The plant is located at:

VALEO

12240 Oakland Parkway

Highland Park, MI 48203

 

We need your help!

May 9, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Walter Reuther’s untimely passing. The International Union, UAW is attempting to create a commemorative stamp in honor of our great fallen leader (attached is a copy of the stamp art).  To support us in our efforts, we are asking for your assistance by accessing the following website and submitting  your petition as soon as possible:  

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K5RD977

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 40 candidates for this year’s awards.  Each winner was awarded $500.00.

All winners will be notified in writing.  They will also receive paperwork to complete before the awards are sent to their college or university.

"While the UAW welcomes the $700 million in Ohio investment outside of Lordstown, Ohio, it is not forgotten that UAW members, their families and citizens in the Mahoning Valley invested in General Motors in its darkest days to allow for the record profits that GM is making in recent years. The people of the Mahoning Valley deserve a solid, secure job investment that no start-up, dependent on federal contracts, can bring to the Valley. UAW members and the community deserve a GM product investment at Lordstown."

Nearly 600 employees of the new Lear manufacturing facility in Flint agreed join the UAW on Thursday.

NLRB Certifies Election and Right to Proceed and Bargain

LAS VEGAS - The NLRB certified Friday that 57 MGM Guest Service Representatives who work in the slot department of the casino have successfully voted to join the UAW.

Collective bargaining is the process in which a group of workers comes together and negotiates the terms of their contracts with one voice. Making their demands, together. Making a promise that whatever is offered to one will be rejected unless it is offered to all.

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