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Monday, the UAW lodged a formal objection opposing GM's plan to close four American auto plants in 2019. The complaint objected to GM's unilateral decision on the future of those facilities, without the agreement of the UAW, required by the 2015 National Agreement.

“Generations of auto workers got up every day in the Detroit area and put their grit and sweat into building GM as a company.

(WARREN, Mich.) – Just in time for the cold weather descending on Michigan and Ontario, UAW members from locals throughout Region 1 recently distributed hundreds of warm coats to men, women and children in need during the region’s 7th Annual Coat Drive, part of the region’s longstanding tradition of giving back to local communities in parts of Michigan and Canada.  Region 1 is based in Warren, Michigan, and includes locals in Detroit and other parts of Wayne County, as well as Sanilac, Huron, Oakland, St. Clair, Tuscola, Lapeer and Macomb counties.

THE 1% AGENDA 

– TORONTO LABOUR COUNCIL STATEMENT

2018 UAW REGION 1 V-CAP DOLLAR DRIVE WINNERS

October 29, 2018  

The Ontario Federation of Labour maintains office hours Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

It’s time for Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his team to read the fine print in Bill 148.

Once they do, they will realize that along with turning back the clock on workers’ rights and benefits, repealing it will undo an important source of support and protection for survivors of sexual violence and abuse.

This legislation is critical in promoting the safety of any worker, but we know women experience domestic violence at higher rates and are more likely to be seriously injured or killed by a current or former partner.

Doug Ford cuts hospital beds and funding – calls it an increase