UAW Region 1
Region 1 covers the following counties in Michigan: Huron, Lapeer, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, Sanilac, Tuscola and part of Wayne (including Detroit). Region 1 also includes Canadian UAW local unions.
Region 1 is made up of a diverse membership including salary, hourly, skilled trades and public sector employees, from engineering and design in the automotive and defense industries, to attorneys in the public sector, to skilled tradespersons, to academics at Wayne State University and Macomb Community College.
27800 George Merrelli Drive
Warren, MI 48092
TEL: (586) 427-9200
FAX: (586) 427-7142
88 Elm Drive South
Wallaceburg, Onatario N8A 5E7
TEL: (519) 627-1629
Toll free: (800) 387-0538
February is National Black History Month and this year, Region 1 celebrated the many accomplishments and contributions made by African Americans to the UAW, our nation and the world via virtual celebration. The theme for this year’s black history month was The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity. You can view the virtual celebration here.
Countless people are facing staggering statistics of homelessness throughout the country in 2020. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, 8,351 people are homeless on any given night in the state of Michigan alone. That is why the UAW joined and the EMG Foundation to cosponsor a sleeping bag drive for the homeless. The
State, Local Officials Impact Our Daily Lives in Many Ways Every four years we have a presidential election. Each election is categorized as “the most important election of our lifetime.” While you may have become tired of hearing this every election year, I think that claim can be made regarding this election. The last four
Relief Efforts The day COVID-19 shutdown the Warren (Michigan) Technical Center is the day Travis Fick jumped wholeheartedly into the fight against the virus. “It was a Friday. I believe March 20. I had been paying attention, so I knew there was a shortage of personal protection equipment, so I started a Facebook group to