UAW Local 685


From the Women's Committee- Breast Cancer Events
MarchApril 2017 Breast Cancer Womesn Comm

2017 Nominations and Election Info
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Important Phone Numbers June 2017
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From The EAP
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March For Babies May 21st
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Food Pantry- From The Community Service Committee
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Stamp Out Hunger
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Retiree Election Info
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School Supply Program, From the Community Service Committee

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Local 685 Nominations and Elections 2017
Revised Nominations 2017

Children's Easter Party 2017
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Children's Easter Party

Challenge Accepted

It wasn’t easy, but more than 300 UAW Local 710 members at Challenge Manufacturing in Kansas City, Missouri, have their first contract signed and ratified – with an assist from their brothers and sisters in UAW Region 5.

It took a three-week strike to finally win the contract at Challenge, a Michigan-based company that located a stamping facility in Kansas City,

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The March-April Edition of Solidarity Magazine is now online!

View and download the latest issue, here >>>

Womens Committee- Go Red
MarchApril 2017 Go Red Womens Comm

Local 685 Education Committee
MarchApril ed comm

Walk A Mile, From the Local 685 Community Service Committee
Walk a Mile Comm Serv 2017

From your Benefit Reps
Benefits Update 2017

From CAP: The Larry C. Scott Memorial Scholarship for 2017.
Larry Scott Scholarship

How to read a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
VIN Guide

2017 Union Made

UAW Black Lake Campground

 The Walter & May Reuther Family Education Center campground in Onaway, Michigan is open to the public. Campers can enjoy the Center's beautiful grounds and beach front facilities which include a boat dock, launching ramp and swimming beach.

Bicycles are welcome, and must be registered with Security at the Main Gate. Motorized recreational vehicles are not permitted. The Campground is located within the Education Center: 2800 Maxon Rd., Onaway, Michigan, 49765.

The UAW Campground is open from May 6 through late fall, and pre-registration is required. Please see the flyer below, or call (989) 733-8521 for more information.

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Legal Services Info 2017
Legal Services 2017

2017 MLK JR Celebration at Local 685 Union Hall Jan 14th

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2017 MLK JR Celebration at Local 685 Union Hall

Veterans Discounts
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March and April 2017 Meetings
Meeting notice March APril 2017

Educational Opportunities
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2016 UAW Local 685 Children's Christmas Party
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2016 UAW Children's Christmas Party

Skilled Trades Meeting March April 2017
MarchApril Skilled Trades

Important Phone Numbers March 2017
MarchApril 2017 PROOF Final-page-004

2015 UAW-FCA Contract

 2015 UAW-FCA Contract

Virtually everything working people have gained to improve health and retirement security since the 1940s is now at risk, including Medicare, Medicaid, workplace health plans, the Affordable Care Act and Social Security.

Republicans in Congress are rushing to approve legislation that effectively would end these programs without providing a replacement for the 30 million Americans who will become uninsured.

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The United States Supreme Court: Why It Matters to UAW Members

Presidential and congressional elections rightfully dominated the national news and our attention last year. Their decisions impact nearly every facet of our lives. The wages we earn, water we drink, our ability to protect ourselves from terrorism, and the education our children receive are all directly impacted by their decisions. That said, we are a nation of laws and our Constitution establishes limits to their power....

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Remembering Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike

Lorraine Agtang Reflects on the Delano Grape Strike, which occurred over 50 years ago.

The Ryan Health Care Bill puts retirement at risk by making massive cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.

Speaker Ryan and House Republicans want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and replace it with a bill that gives millions in tax breaks to the rich. They want to pay for those tax breaks by taxing your benefits and stealing Medicare and Medicaid funds.

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Weingarten Rights

Weingarten Rights 1

Weingarten Rights 2

2015 UAW FCA National Contract Tentative Agreement Highlights and Full




Johnathan Stewart and the UAW 685/Habitat Vet Build

Our Local represents approximately 6,000 hourly workers at the Kokomo Transmission Plant, Indiana Transmission Plants 1 & 2, Tipton Transmission Pant, American Food & Vending Services (AFV), Staywell and Caravan Knight. Most of our members build transmissions and transaxles for Chrysler products, while others provide support through food services, healthy lifestyles programs and janitorial services.


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