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‘Non-Union Union’ at Volkswagen Plant Loses Certification
A group billing itself as an alternative to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee has failed to meet minimum enrollment standards under the German automaker’s internal labor policy.
When local UAW members want to know what’s happening in their local and what the issues are that bring them together – like who the best candidate for workers is in the upcoming election – there’s no one they trust more than their union local. The UAW members who make that communication happen work tirelessly, usually on their own time, to bring it to their union sisters and brothers. Using all the platforms available to them such as social media, photography, video, publications, websites, email, texting and more, the UAW-Local Union Communications Association (LUCA) on Aug. 25 honored those hardworking communicators for a job well done over the past year. Read more >>>
“Over the past two days UAW Local 9 and UAW Local 1508 bargainers met in good faith with Honeywell to bargain a fair and equitable contract.
UAW members once again asked Honeywell to end its lockout and put our members back to work.Read more >>>
Alfred E "Pops" Nudi Award
Congrats to Local 685 retiree, Mike Rankert on his Pops Nudi lifetime achievement award for his long term commitment to union publications, and social justice at this years Local Union Communications conference 8/25/16!
More than 50 Flint elementary school students will learn and grow in a loving environment this summer at a new Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School sponsored by the Cynthia Estrada Charity Fund. The Freedom School will be administered by Bethel United Methodist Church – Flint, the only historically African-American church in the city. Read more >>>
Full Video: UAW president Dennis Williams hosts media roundtable
“Today is a great day for millions of hardworking Americans and working families because they are finally going to be rightfully paid for working overtime. I commend President Obama and Labor Secretary Perez for their leadership in adopting this commonsense rule that will raise the incomes of more than 4 million working people. The previous outdated overtime rules contained loopholes that many employers used for decades to exploit workers and deny them their earned pay. Read more >>>
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