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The Town Hall Meeting that was scheduled for January 28, 2020 has been postponed.

"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...

Willie James Norman

Brother of DDC Retiree - Leonard "Boo" Norman

Passed Away:  December 11, 2019

Visitation

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.”

DETROIT – UAW FCA US members ratified the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement by overall 71% (Hourly 74%; Skilled Trades 59%; Salary Bargaining Unit 67%), the UAW announced this evening.

“Every full-time production employee currently at FCA will be at top rate by the end of this four-year agreement,” said Cindy Estrada, UAW Vice President and Director of the UAW FCA Department. “All temporary workers now have a defined pathway to full time and top pay as well.”

“UAW members have opposed NAFTA since its inception a quarter century ago because they feared it would lead to the closing of countless manufacturing plants throughout our country and the moving of hundreds of thousands of good U.S. jobs to Mexico. Time has unfortunately proven UAW members right and it is for this very reason we welcomed the renegotiation of NAFTA (also known as USMCA) and pushed for more to be done...

Cameron Moore

Grandson of Nicole Buffington - Lakeland Chairperson

Passed Away:  Friday, November 29, 2019

Visitation:
Friday, December 6, 2019
4 PM - 8 PM
Heard & Taylor Funeral Home
1540 West Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI  48208
(313) 895-1950

Funeral:
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Family: 9:30 AM
Service: 10:30 AM
Heard & Taylor Funeral Home
1540 West Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI  48208
(313) 895-1950

Detroit -- The UAW International Executive Board (IEB) voted on December 5 to merge the states represented by UAW Region 5 between UAW Regions 4 and 8. This merger will be effective February 28, 2020.