Committees

UAW Local 1435 has the following active Committees:
If you would like to join a committee please submit a request to the Recording Secretary. Committee members must attend union meetings.

CAP Committee

The Community Action Program of the UAW (CAP) is the union’s non-partisan political arm. It is a department of the International Union.It isn’t a political party and it isn’t tied to a political party. It endorses candidates, on the basis of their records and their stand upon issues that affect working Americans. Over the years, CAP Councils have endorsed Democrats, Republicans and Independents.

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Education Committee

Education Committee is responsible for putting into operation the education mandate adopted by the UAW convention delegates. Available to the committee are films, material, outlines, and guides developed to help them inform the membership on issues, train new stewards/grievance handlers, leaders and mobilize greater solidarity behind the program of the union. Services in this area are provided by the Education Department of the International Union.
Recreation Committee
The Recreation Committee works to promote meaningful recreation and leisure-time activities and also develops action programs to help correct energy and environmental problems. Service in these areas is provided by the Recreation and Conservation Department of the International Union
Community Service Committee
Community Services Committee performs the important task of getting help for members and their families in time of need. These committees work through public and private organizations to assure that these problems faced by members in emergency situations get the needed help. These are the committees which generally handle the strike insurance benefits when local unions are forced to use their economic strength. Service in this area is provided by the Community Services Department of the International Union.
Civil Rights Committee
The Civil Rights Committee serves as guardian over the Local Union’s interest to assure members full rights regardless of religion, race, creed, color, sex, political affiliation, national origin, age or handicap. The Committee informs members of steps and procedures, including filing of complaints and hearings, whenever a member or members believe their rights have been violated, either by management or other union members. The Committee, in cooperation with the UAW Civil Rights Department, works toward the elimination of discrimination in the workplace, the community and the nation. Services are provided by the Civil Rights Department of the International Union
Constitution and Bylaws Committee
Constitution and Bylaws Committee as spelled out in Article 44 of the International Constitution: The Constitution and Bylaws Committee of each local union shall perform the duties of setting up and monitoring the local union bylaws, along with following the approval procedures. This committee is charged with the responsibility of submitting proposed changes to the International Constitutional Conventions.
Veterans Committee
Veterans Committee of each local union shall provide needed information to veterans and their families. They should also monitor all legislation dealing with veterans.
Women’s Committee
The Women’s Committee is established for the purpose of promoting greater understanding of the UAW’s policies and programs, and to further the objective of our Union in the community in which they live. The Committee conducts programs which are of special interest to women, and encourages them to become active. They are also encouraged to establish regional and area Women’s Committees. Services to this committee are provided by the Women’s Department of the International Union.