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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.

63rd Annual UAW REGION 1 INVITATIONAL BOWLING TOURNAMENT

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Congratulations and welcome to the brave workers at Penske Logistics in Chesterfield and AIM Systems in Warren.  Despite aggressive anti-worker campaigns, the workers at each of these facilities bo

Beerfest

UAW, Local 228 and NAPA Vally Beverage Company present 2017 Beerfest with Proceeds benefiting VETS RETURNING HOME.

$35 for 12 - 4oz. pours in a commemorative pint glass.  Food trucks will be on site, although not included in the price.

For tickets contact: Al Doss (586) 264-5100

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.

Come support the workers of Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers as they cast a vote to join the UAW!  Let’s all stand in solidarity with these workers in their efforts to organize.

Date:  Friday, June 2, 2017

Time:  5-7 a.m. & 1-3 p.m.

Place: Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers

24060 Hoover Rd.

Warren, MI 48089

Nearly five months after the Republican-controlled legislature paused their attempt to dismantle retirement savings for teachers, administrators and support staff, they’re back at it again. Corporate special interests are pushing them to slash school employees’ compensation and rob public employees of their retirement benefits.

Photo on Right: They were joined by Tiffany McLachlan, Betty Crawford, Jana Gilmore and (not pictured) Renee Hoffmeyer on the Local 2270 team. Local 2270 is based in Evard, Michigan.

UAW Bowling Championships Feature Tough Competition, Family Fun

Bowling is serious business for many UAW members. You could tell by the concentration, determination, frustration and exhilaration on the bowlers’ faces as they competed in the UAW International Bowling Tournament.

Weddings and reunions — the kind of functions that bring people together and create lifetime memories. One way to ensure that your function will be remembered is to have it at Black Lake.

The Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center in Onaway, Michigan, is available for private rentals. Many couples have taken advantage of the center’s affordable facilities — including full catering and lodging — to begin their lives together. Families and other groups have taken advantage of the amenities at Black Lake to bring their group closer together.

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.