UAW Region 1A

Covers most of Wayne County, Mich., (including part of Detroit), Monroe County and Washtenaw County, and extends to the Ohio border.

The approximately 150,000 active and retired members in Region 1A come from Ford, General Motors, FCA US, Michigan health care facilities, state and county offices and facilities and a variety of other workplaces.

Director Profile – Rory Gamble
Region 1A Website


9650 S. Telegraph Road
Taylor, Michigan 48180
TEL: (313) 926-5451; (313) 291-2750
FAX: (313) 291-2269

Region News:

Democracy Keeps Our Union Strong

Every three years during the spring, many of our local unions in Region 1A go through their elections. It’s a cornerstone of our great union’s democracy where members in good standing decide who they want to represent them. The process can be lively, to say the least, as candidates campaign on their records or for


From the director, Rory Gamble, Region 1A: Let’s take a sober look at the next four years

Many of us are still digesting the 2016 election and the ripples that will no doubt continue for years to come. To say it was a game changer is to mince words. It has set in motion a series of events that we will not fully realize for many years to come. First and fore-most,


UAW Region 1A Distributes Sleeping Bags to Homeless on MLK Day


UAW Member Dana Harris Says Hillary is a Role Model

Dana Harris Region 1A, Local 1284


In Memorium: We Salute the Life and Work of Ernie Lofton

Ernest “Ernie” Lofton committed his life to the UAW, his brothers and sisters in the labor movement, and to his community. Along his life’s journey, the Local 600 member became a mentor and pioneer for many. Lofton, who served as a vice president and director of the union’s National Ford Department from 1989 until his

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