UAW Local 163 Oakwood Contract Propasal Vote Results


Executive Board Officers and Chairperson Eurest/JLL/Integrity LIft Ballot Positions

Detroit -- On behalf of the entire UAW and all my brothers and sisters, I want to extend our heartfelt sympathies and prayers to the families of the victims of Tuesday’s horrific shootings in Atlanta and our prayers for the recovery of the young man who is currently fighting for his life in an Atlanta hospital.

Former UAW Vice President Richard Shoemaker passed away Friday March 12 at the age of 81. Shoemaker served as UAW Vice President for three terms including an assignment overseeing the UAW General Motors Department.

Shoemaker, born on October 6, 1939, joined the UAW in 1957 right out of high school when he began working at Deere & Co. Harvester Works in East Moline, Illinois where his father worked.

Taking strong and decisive measures to end the pandemic and create a pathway for a speedy, equitable and sustained economic recovery, President Biden and Congress have made major strides toward protecting the health and safety of the American people.

The new law provides direct payments to struggling American taxpayers and extends weekly unemployment benefits for families in need through Labor Day and makes a substantial portion of aid from last year tax-free.

Detroit Diesel

Contract Extension Results

Results for the 1 Year Contract Extension Vote Held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Yes - 66 %

No - 34 %

Ryan Martin, Chairperson
Election Committee
UAW Local 163


Ralph Morris Jr.
UAW Local 163

A school system outside Washington is poised to become the nation’s biggest operator of electric school buses.

Bruce O'Connor

Passed Away - February 9, 2021

DETROIT - UAW President Rory L. Gamble has announced 14 UAW members who were selected by blind draw from each UAW region to serve on the UAW’s newly constituted Member Advisory Committee on Ethics.