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MLK Memorial Dedication
The unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr. statue and dedication of the memorial. April 4, 2016
March is Women’s History Month. From the sit-down strikes of 1936-37 through the war years of Rosie the Riveter, from the postwar fight for jobs to today’s campaigns for pay equity and safe workplaces, women have played a key role in UAW history. Side by side, women and men are building a stronger union every day. We salute UAW women everywhere. Here’s the story of one noteworthy UAW woman: Dottie Jones.... Read more >>>
A proposed gradual increase in New York’s minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour would increase wages by an average of 23 percent for nearly 3.2 million workers by mid- 2021 and will not have a negative effect on overall employment, says a comprehensive new study released today by UC Berkeley... Read more >>>
On March 24, 1974, over 3,000 determined labor union women and supportive feminists from across the United States convened in Chicago to create the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW). Taking planes, trains and automobiles, the women gathered to outline a plan of action that would amplify their voices in the male-dominated labor movement of the time.
The UAW is proud of its role at that founding convention, which elected then-UAW Vice President Olga Madar as its first president...Read more >>>
The March-April edition of Solidarity magazine is online! Check out the articles in the archive or download a PDF of the magazine. ...
2015 Local 685 Retirees Christmas Party
The Alliance for Retired Americans explains the Medicare Part B Increases. Read more >>>
Johnathan Stewart and the UAW 685/Habitat Vet Build
685/Habitat For Humanity Vet Build Keys Presentation