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“The UAW fully supports this $20 million dollar investment at the GM Romulus plant and encourages more of this in the future.

JOINT STATEMENT OF UAW PRESIDENT GARY JONES AND UAW VICE PRESIDENT TERRY DITTES ON GM HAMTRAMCK ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTINUED OPERATION

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.

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