UAW Local 653

LUCA CONFERENCE SET FOR OCTOBER Many UAW members look to their local to stay informed about union issues. That means locals need the skills to share information members want about union issues, contracts, committees and elections, particularly as we head into a busy election year in 2018 with congressional control at stake.

Let’s Have a Trade Agreement that Benefits Working Families

GOP Budget Cuts Only Benefit the Wealthy, Corporations

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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

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The 2016 elections are over; and, as you know, Mr. Trump and the Republicans now control the U.S. House, U.S. Senate, Supreme Court, and the White House. As a group they have wasted little time in trying to change health care, trade, immigration, and Social Security.

The Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center features a memorial area with an eternal flame and a granite and brass memorial to the Reuther Brothers.

The International Executive Board is again offering a way for you to be part of the Memorial Walkway that has been built and paved with bricks inscribed by UAW members, local unions, family members and friends.

Many of you may not know that the membership interviews candidates that have requested UAW endorsements for elected public offices.  Those members (screeners) then make a recommendation to Director Hall based on those interiews.  

We encourage each member who resides in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties to participate in candidate screening.  NO EXPERIENCE OR SPECIAL SKILLS NECESSARY. Screening will begin at 5 p.m. on August 22nd at UAW Region 1:

27800 George Merrelli Dr.

Warren, MI  48092

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