UAW Local 163

Detroit Axle
Ratification Results

Ratification Vote held on November 14 & 15, 2019

Yes - 87%
No- 13%

"UAW members during the 40-day strike last fall received significant economic commitments to many plants.

Detroit - UAW Region 1D Director Gerald Kariem was unanimously selected by the UAW International Board to the position of Vice President and Director of the UAW Ford Department.

The Fall 2019 edition of Solidarity magazine is now online! Moving health care in the right direction! The cover story is why universal health care helps us all. Despite UAW efforts, the current system of health insurance still has many challenges...

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Willie James Norman

Brother of DDC Retiree - Leonard "Boo" Norman

Passed Away:  December 11, 2019


O.H. Pye IIII Funeral Home
17600 Plymouth Road
Detroit, MI  48227
December 20, 2019
4 PM - 8 PM

Family Hour

New Westside Central Missionary Baptist Church
19840 W. Chicago
Detroit, MI  48228
December 21, 2019
10 AM - 11 AM

Funeral Service

“There are many challenges in the auto industry today and we hope that this will bring opportunities for growth that will benefit UAW members and our communities,” said UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada, Director of the UAW FCA Department.

“We know that FCA North America production is highly profitable and there is minimal product overlap at this time. We look forward to hearing more details in the future and working together to continue to make FCA a success and bring about job security for our members.”

DETROIT - “During the recent round of Collective Bargaining, thousands of UAW members, their families and communities sacrificed to achieve job security for quality, good-paying jobs at their plants,” said UAW Vice President Terry Dittes, Director of the UAW-GM Department.

“Today’s announcement of a $1 billion investment will retain 4,000 jobs and shows commitment for a future mid-size truck in Wentzville. This is a testament to the quality of UAW work at Wentzville and the solidarity UAW members have shown to preserve and grow good-paying jobs here in America.”