DETROIT— With a handshake UAW President Dennis Williams, FCA US CEO Sergio Marchionne and UAWnegotiating committee members, officially began 2015 contract negotiations Tuesday afternoon. UAW and FCA US negotiating teams will begin contract talks. The current four-year labor agreement expireson Sept. 14 at midnight. click here to read more...
4 ways UAW could end 2-tiered wages with Detroit Three
UAW President Dennis Williams has made it clear that one of his top priorities in contract talks is to "bridge the gap" in hourly pay between entry level workers and workers hired before 2007, to kill or make strides toward eliminating the two-tier wage system. click here to read more...
What is V-CAP?
From trade policy to health care, education to retirement security, taxes to roads and highways, politics affects our daily lives.
That's why it's essential for working families to make our voices heard in local, state and national politics. And one of the most effective ways to do that is by contributing to our union's voluntary political action committee -- UAW V-CAP
Our contributions to UAW V-CAP are used to support the campaigns of pro-working family candidates who have earned the endorsement of the UAW Community Action Program (UAW CAP). click here to read more
Region 2B Richard Gosser Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications From 2016 Graduates
The Richard T. Gosser Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from the daughters and sons of UAW Region 2B Affiliated Local members who will graduate from high school in 2016. These prestigious $10,000 awards are based on ACT scores, class rank, extra-curricular activites, letters of recommendation, personality traits and leadership abilities. The ACT test is required. If the student has not previously taken the ACT, they should sign up to take the ACT test by clicking on the link below.
Applications are assessed by a seven member team of prominent community leaders and educators, who then select the winners. The application must be either received by the Region 2B office or postmarked by October 15, 2015. This deadline is firm, and no exceptions will be made. Please click on the links below to access the official call letter, application form and scholarship rules. We are asking all affiliated locals to post this information at their work sites.