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The UAW Financial Officers’ Conference will be held Sunday, March 24 through Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, Florida. This conference is for local union presidents, financial secretaries/treasurers, trustees and recording secretaries.

UAW Local 14- GM Unit Civil and Human Rights Diversity Committee is hosting a Celebration and Conversation on Saturday January 26, 2019 at UAW Local 14 Union Hall.

The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust will be at the Local 14 Retiree Chapter Meeting on Thursday, February 14, 2019.  Representatives will be available to answer questions from 11 AM- 2:00 PM. 

Recently, many of our retirees received a letter from ProMedica warning them ProMedica doctors would no longer be participating on the Aetna Network effective January 1, 2019. 

However, General Motors retirees on Medicare have Aetna’s Medicare Advantage Plan.  You will have coverage until        June 1, 2019.

The UAW Medical Trust has informed us that ProMedica and Aetna are currently re-negotiating.  There is a high probability that the situation will be resolved before June 1, 2019. 

Show runs from Saturday, January 19 through Sunday, January 27, 2019.  

Tickets are $9.00 for adults (ages 13- 64) 

Discounted Seniors (65+) and children (7-12) tickets are only available at the gate on the day of the show.  Children 6 and under are free when accompanied by parent 

For show times see the flyer attached or visit https://naias.com/ 

Toledo Walleye UAW Night is Saturday, February 2, 2019! Game time 7:15 pm.

Tickets are $49.00 with bar option and $39 without bar option (food and soft drinks only) 

menu: BBQ Spare ribs, brats and sauerkraut, Mac and Cheese and potato salad.  

Get your tickets today, this event will sell out. 

UAW Navistar members have voted to ratify a new six-year contract. The UAW negotiating team secured significant economic and benefit improvements including the elimination of all tiered wages, profit sharing, pension plan improvements, and a “no closing agreement” which includes language to retain the contract if the company is sold or merged.

The agreement covers Navistar Local 6 and 2293 in Melrose Park; Local 472 in Atlanta; Local 119 in Dallas; Local 1872 in York, PA and Local 402 and 658 in Springfield, Ohio.

Last week was a bad week for autoworkers and the future of our domestic industry. On Nov. 26, General Motors (GM) announced its decision to halt production at the Lordstown, Ohio, and Hamtramck, Mich., assembly plants, idling thousands of workers.

Last Friday, President Trump signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), with promises that it would stop companies from closing U.S. factories and opening new ones in low-wage countries like Mexico...

In a special episode, AFL-CIO's Julie and Tim discuss plant closures at General Motors with longtime autoworker Brad Markell.

Monday, the UAW lodged a formal objection opposing GM's plan to close four American auto plants in 2019. The complaint objected to GM's unilateral decision on the future of those facilities, without the agreement of the UAW, required by the 2015 National Agreement.