Detroit – The UAW announced today that upon formal filing of Article 30 charges against him, Gary Jones, through his attorney, has

Action would remove from office and expel from UAW membership The UAW’s International Executive Board, Wednesday, filed charges under Article 30 of the UAW Constitution against Gary Jones and Vance Pearson seeking to remove them from their elected positions within the UAW and to expel them from membership in the UAW.

“The UAW is focused on continuing to implement ethics reforms and greater financial controls to make sure the misconduct which has been uncovered will never happen again. Mr.

Robert Champagne

Powertrain Retiree

Passed Away - September 4, 2019

Mike Breckenridge

Powertrain Retiree

Passed Away - September 6, 2019


Wednesday, September 11th
4 PM - 8 PM
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Thursday, September 12th
11 AM
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33603 Grand River Ave.
Farmington, MI  48335

Letter from UAW - Vice President on GM being lead company in Big 3 negotiations

Selection Sets the Pattern for Autoworkers and Manufacturing

Detroit - United Autoworkers President Gary Jones announced today that the UAW has decided to proceed on bargaining with GM.

“Mary Barra said from the outset of these talks that we will stand up as we tackle a changing industry. We are ready to stand strong for our future,” said Jones.

Detroit - The UAW announced today the total votes for strike authorization of the Detroit Big 3.

The UAW Constitution requires members to vote and give authorization in order to strike if necessary. The vote does not mean there will or will not be a strike. It gives authority to the UAW International President and International Executive Board to call for a strike. Locals have also elected National Bargaining Representatives as part of the national bargaining team.

Strike Authorization Vote Results

August 27, 2019

95% Yes
5% No

The UAW has one goal: support the U.S. worker in all aspects of their professions. That includes involvement in U.S. trade policy decisions where our overarching focus is creating good paying U.S. jobs —  now and in the future.

Labor Day Parade

This year’s Labor Day March, hosted by the Metro-Detroit AFL-CIO, will march down Michigan Avenue on September 2nd, beginning promptly at 9 a.m. The UAW will stage on Michigan Avenue at the intersection of Michigan and 10th at 7 a.m., a staging map is attached for your convenience.

It has been communicated that the theme for this year’s parade is “Labor and Community Moving Forward!”