Thursday, December 12, 2019

Detroit, MI—United Auto Workers (UAW) Acting President Rory Gamble has announced the initiation of widespread ethics reforms. These reforms make clear the UAW is committed to establishing the right mechanisms and safeguards to protect the union from corruption and misfeasance.
Remembering and honoring our Veterans Today, on Veterans Day, across the nation we honor the proud individuals who served our country. We remember the men and women, and their families, who have made the ultimate sacrifice during wartime, and those who gave of their time and commitment during peacetime. The willingness of America’s veterans to serve our country earns them our lasting, dedicated gratitude.

I wanted to thank the entire membership for the support I received while I was in Detroit.  It meant a great deal to me and I am very grateful. 

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Detroit – The UAW Ford National Negotiators, UAW President Gary Jones along with UAW Vice President Rory Gamble, Director of the Ford Department, have announced that they have reached a proposed tentative agreement.

The UAW/GM National contract has been ratified!  TTO mangament has posted the return to work schedule and shift preferences they will be honoring.   You can find these attached below. 

All employees must report to their shift and department where they left EXCEPT for Skilled Trades and Shift Preferences.  

Detroit - UAW President Gary Jones announced today that the union will proceed with pattern bargaining at Ford.
Longest National Automotive Strike in Nearly 50 Years Ends Detroit ̶ UAW General Motors members ratified the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement this evening ending the longest automotive strike in 50 years.

Detroit  ̶  UAW Aramark members ratified the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement this evening.

With ratification of the contract, the UAW members will begin to report to work as instructed by Aramark. Aramark workers had suspended their strike pending ratification.

The Aramark ratified contract includes significant gains in job security, wages, and health care benefits.

Please see attached letter for an update regarding the Preliminary Job Postings that were posted before we went on strike. When the strike has ended please report to the same Shift and Department that you were on before the strike started. 

If you have any questions, please contact your Shop Chairman, Vice Chairperson, Committeeperson or the President.


DETROIT – UAW members at General Dynamics Corporation have announced that they have reached tentative agreement today. “The bargaining committees at General Dynamics have worked hard to reach a fair agreement for our members that protects job security, wages and benefits,” said UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry, director of the UAW General Dynamics Department.