“Generations of auto workers got up every day in the Detroit area and put their grit and sweat into building GM as a company.

Weddings and reunions — the kind of functions that bring people together and create lifetime memories.

Our country is at a point in history where social justice and leadership is desperately needed. As a leader in the labor movement, we must stand up for everyone and fight with those who seek equality and fairness. 

UAW Women- Making Strides T-Shirt Design Contest
Sponsored by the
UAW Region 1 Women’s Advisory Council

About the Contest

What: UAW Women-Making Strides T-Shirt Design Contest

When: May 11, 2019- July 19, 2019

UAW Region 1 welcomes workers from J.G. Kern to the UAW!  A special thank you for all the UAW members who came out in the rain to support these workers on September 25th in a show of solidarity!  

63rd Annual
UAW Region 1 Invitational Bowling Tournament
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Imperial Lanes
Clinton Township, Michigan


2018 Men's & Mixed Division

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 35 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.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. AP — The National Labor Relations Board has filed another unfair labor practices complaint against Volkswagen for hiking health insurance premiums and changing working hours of employees who voted for union representation at the German automaker's only U.S. plant.

On a spring Saturday on May 1, 1886, workers at 13,000 businesses across America took a stand against dangerous work and low wages, and for an eight-hour workday. An estimated 300,000 to a half million workers, many of them immigrants, rallied and paraded through city centers in a general strike to demand an end to unsafe factory jobs with high death rates and little pay while corporations raked in booming profits. They also were encouraged by the growing labor movement and populist politics sweeping the nation as immigrants poured into the U.S.