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:

Region 1A Director Rory Gamble

Region 1A Holds Annual MLK Day of Action

On Monday, Region 1A held their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Action. Each year, Region 1A Director Rory Gamble partners with radio host Mildred Gaddis to raise money and collect donations for homeless members of the community. Volunteers travel around Detroit providing cold-weather essentials to those in need while honoring the memory of


Region 1A MLK Day of Service

Next Monday, radio host Mildred Gaddis and Region 1A Director Rory L. Gamble will host their annual sleeping bag drive to help homeless members of the community. They’re accepting donations of sleeping bags, socks, blankets, and other cold weather items. They’re also looking for volunteers to help distribute the items.


Union front: ‘Rosies’ Post a Record

Of course they can do it! The new record for the number of ‘Rosies’ in one spot is now 3,755, easily surpassing the old record by 1,526 Rosies. Thousands Gather to Honor Women Who Helped Win the War Tonya Rincon, a member of UAW Local 900 at Ford Motor Co.’s Michigan Assembly Plant, knows how


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,

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