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Protesters rallied across the province Monday urging Premier Doug Ford not to scrap new worker protections after he pledged earlier this month to repeal the law giving Ontarians two paid sick days, equal pay for equal work and a minimum wage bump.

Join the MLK Task Force Inc. to commemorate the holiday symbolizing brotherhood among all men, reminding us of the ongoing struggle to keep the dream alive for human rights in our community, and for peace throughout the world.

WHO: UAW Members, Friends & Family
WHAT: 2019 Peace Walk
WHEN: Monday, January 21st, 2019, 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Hope United Methodist Church, Southfield, MI

For more information:
http://www.mlktaskforcemi.org/programs/

The UAW Financial Officers’ Conference will be held Sunday, March 24 through Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, Florida. This conference is for local union presidents, financial secretaries/treasurers, trustees and recording secretaries.

The 64th Annual UAW Region 1 Invitational Bowling Tournament, sponsored by UAW Region 1 and the UAW Department of Recreation and Leisure-Time Activities, will be held at Imperial Lanes, 44650 Garfield Road, Clinton TownshipMichigan, on Saturday, February 9, 2019 (one day only, 8:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. squad times).  This tournament has the moral support sanction of the USBC and is open to active members of Region 1, their spouses and retirees only.

UAW Region 1 is offering five weeks of FREE educational workshops beginning Tuesday,
February 5, 2019
.  Participants will have a choice between morning (10 a.m.-12 p.m.) or evening (5-7 p.m.) workshops.  Each workshop is for five consecutive weeks.  Participants must attend three out of the four classroom training sessions to receive a Certificate of Completion.  The certificates will be handed out on the 5th week

 All classes will be limited to 45 people per class and will be reserved on a first come, first served basis.

UAW Region 1 is pleased to announce that scholarships are available to those students who are children or grandchildren of UAW Region 1 local union members and are graduating from high school this year or are current college students.  The scholarships will be awarded through the UAW Region 1 Director’s Scholarship Fund, administered by the Community Caring Program.  The number of scholarships awarded, and the stipend amount varies from year to year depending on scholarship program fund levels.   A link to the eligibility requirements and application form for the UAW Region 1 Director’s Sch

Last week was a bad week for autoworkers and the future of our domestic industry. On Nov. 26, General Motors (GM) announced its decision to halt production at the Lordstown, Ohio, and Hamtramck, Mich., assembly plants, idling thousands of workers.

Last Friday, President Trump signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), with promises that it would stop companies from closing U.S. factories and opening new ones in low-wage countries like Mexico...

In a special episode, AFL-CIO's Julie and Tim discuss plant closures at General Motors with longtime autoworker Brad Markell.