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DETROIT — UAW President Dennis Williams issued the following statement today regarding President Obama’s executive order on fair pay and safe workplaces: 
 
“I commend President Obama for signing an executive order that will hold companies that receive significant taxpayer dollars more accountable for their actions. Thanks to President Obama’s bold move, companies that repeatedly violate worker rights and workplace safety standards will no longer... Read more >>>

DETROIT – The UAW responded today to the reaction of Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) management to being found guilty of violations of U.S. federal labor law.
 
UAW Secretary-Treasurer Gary Casteel said, “It is clear that Daimler has acted with hostility and in direct contempt of its neutrality policy in its dealing with pro-union workers at its Alabama plant in Tuscaloosa.  It’s deplorable that Mercedes was found in violation of U.S. law and then publicly claimed it as a victory and an example of its neutral pledge.”
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Video: Welcome to UAW Local 42 in Chattanooga, Tennessee!

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The UAW today announced the formation of UAW Local 42, a new local union providing representation for employees at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.

Organized by Volkswagen employees, Local 42 offers workers the opportunity for a voice in the workplace through the German automaker’s “works council” approach to employee engagement. Volkswagen’s business model is premised on employee representation, and Local 42 will represent any interested employees who join the local as members. No employees will be required to join.

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“Earlier this year, the UAW was gratified to earn the confidence and support of many Volkswagen team members,” said Dennis Williams, president of the UAW. “At that time, we said we would not give up on these committed and hard-working employees. We’re keeping our promise.”

UAW Region 9 announces Hurricane Sandy Relief effort on behalf of our affected Region 9 members, their families and their communities.  Our Region 9 membership in New Jersey  still struggles after the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy on their lives and finances.  UAW Region 9 asks all members to consider their fellow Brothers & Sisters in need this Holiday Season.

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Educational Opportunities

Rochester Operations is Pleased to Announce Several New Educational Opportunities

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Word
  • Computer Basics
  • GD&T
  • Problem Solving
  • Effective Communications
  • Listening Skills
  • And Many More

REMINDER: Training is available to all employees (hourly & salary) on their own time.

(Job related classes may be taken on company time with prior approval from your manager)

 

To sign up, please contact Lindsay Shinkunas (647-7644) or Joe Eisenhauer (647-7642) in the Training Department.

V-CAP is the UAW’s political action fund made up of voluntary contributions from UAW members, retirees and their families. The money is used to support pro-worker political candidates who have earned the endorsement of the UAW Community Action Program (CAP). 

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What Is the GimmeFIVE Program?

It is an exciting new member mobilization program the UAW has developed to recruit and engage members to organize, build power and win justice for our union and community.

The program simply asks our members to re-commit to the union by devoting five hours of volunteer time in the following areas: organizing, mobilizing ans political action.  Each time you complete a task, you will be rewarded for your hard work with a new button.  The goal is to collect all five buttons.

The gimmefiveuaw.org website will help you connect with other registered members to find out about events and other ways to help you complete your hours for each category.

 

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At a special convention held on March 26, 2014 in Buffalo New York Terry was elected Director of UAW Region 9. Read more >>>

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