UAW Local 685


Legal Services Info 2017
Legal Services 2017

Community Service Committee - Walk A Mile
walk a mile

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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Paint the Town Red
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January and February 2017 Meetings
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Educational Opportunities
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2016 UAW Local 685 Children's Christmas Party
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2016 UAW Children's Christmas Party

Important Phone Numbers December 2016
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2015 UAW-FCA Contract

 2015 UAW-FCA Contract

Save Our Health Care Rally - Bernie Sanders, Chuck Schumer, Cindy Estrada

Jerry Paul Day Proclaimed
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United Way Labor Kick Off
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Local 685 Recreation Committee Golf Outing
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Weingarten Rights

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50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's March in Detroit

 The Civil Rights Committee would like to thank the Local for allowing us to go to Detroit to attend the 50th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream” speech.

The speech was written at UAW Solidarity House in an office provided to Dr. King by UAW President Walter Reuther. It was read at a march in Detroit before the march in Washington, DC.

We were able to hear speeches from the son of Dr. King, Al Sharpton, Reverend Jesse Jackson and many more.

Again we say “Thank You.”

UAW Local 685 Civil Rights Committee

UAW Campground at Black Lake

  If you and your family like to camp, the UAW Campground at the Education Center at Black Lake, Michigan offers a great value to UAW members and retirees.

Click here for more information and an application: UAW Camping

UAW Tuition Assistance Plan (TAP)

     Tuition Assistance Plan (TAP) benefits for active UAW-represented Chrysler Group LLC seniority employees have been reinstated for classes that began after 1/1/2012. Employees may file a TAP application for job-related, degree seeking courses at nationally and regionally accredited universities. The tuition assistance benefit level provides up to $5000 per calendar year for job related, degree seeking courses.

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 Check out the prize list for the Region 2-B V-CAP drive. The drawing for the 2016 prizes will take place in the first quarter of 2017.


GRAND PRIZE: - $3,500.00

SECOND PLACE - $1,500.00

THIRD PLACE - $500.00

Other Prizes
65 - $100.00
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The Drawing will be conducted using the ticket stub bearing the contributor’s name and address, all members who contribute to VCAP are entered into the drawing. For those contributing to VCAP through checkoff directly from their paychecks, one ticket is entered into the drawing for every $2.00 contributed. The drawing for the 2016 VCAP prizes will take place in the first quarter of 2017.


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Local 685 CAP Meetings General 2016
CAP COmmittee Call Out

2015 UAW FCA National Contract Tentative Agreement Highlights and Full




Local 685 Delegates at the Constitutional Convention

Local 685 Delegate Rick Ward presents the  resolution for: SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS, HONORING OUR VETERANS, at the 36th Constitutional Convention.


Local 685 Delegates Matt Jarvis, Chris Steward, Craig Smith, Rob Seals, and Mike Barger. (Left to Right)


Johnathan Stewart and the UAW 685/Habitat Vet Build


 Vicki Smock, Marcie Walker, and Mike Kemp, Benefits Representative

     Having your beneficiaries up-to-date with Benefit Express is very important! You need to make sure they are on file and/or are correct. In order to do this, call Benefit Express at:

1-888-456-7800 ACTIVE EMPLOYEES
1-888-409-3300 RETIRED EMPLOYEES
or, on the internet, go to :
And follow the instructions to find your own personal information.

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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