UAW Region 2B

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.

On July 17th, 2021, UAW Region 2B Director Wayne Blanchard visited the AM General facilitiy in South Bend, IN.  UAW Local 5 is the oldest local in our union.  AM General is a leader in designing, e

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Union members in the public sector are once again under attack and need our support. The Snyder-appointed Civil Service Commission is using the cover of a global pandemic to engage in underhanded union busting targeted at State of Michigan workers. This is not only an attack on dedicated state employees, but also their ability to provide quality public services to the people of Michigan. At a time when state workers have been on the frontlines of protecting the people of Michigan from the coronavirus, these anti-worker commissioners are trying to undermine the right of state employees to collectively bargain. Stand with our brothers and sisters and tell the Civil Service Commission to end these anti-union attacks.

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If you are a retired member in Indiana or Ohio and have questions or concerns, please contact your respective Retiree Representative.

INDIANA RETIREE REP.Danny Ernstes[email protected]317.247.5515
OHIO RETIREE REP.Raye Ohl[email protected]419.893.4677

 

With the vacancy created by the retirement of UAW Vice President and Director of the Ford Department Gerald Kariem, the UAW International Executive Board has unanimously elected UAW Region 1A Director Chuck Browning, 57, to fill the remainder of Kariem’s term, which ends in June 2022. Browning will officially assume his new role on July 1, 2021.

Detroit -- With the vacancy created by the election of Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry to the office of president upon the retirement of Rory L. Gamble, the UAW International Executive Board has unanimously elected UAW Region 1 Director Frank Stuglin, 61, to serve as Secretary-Treasurer. His term officially begins on July 1, 2021 and ends in June 2022 at the 38th Constitutional Convention.

"The vote is precious. It is almost sacred. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democracy." -John Lewis

There’s a direct relationship between the ballot box and the bread box, and what the union fights for and wins at the bargaining table can be taken away in the legislative halls.

–Walter Reuther, UAW Constitutional Convention 1970 

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