UAW Region 5

Region 5 covers 17 states in the western and southwestern United States: Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Alaska, Washington and Hawaii.

Region 5 members work in the auto parts, aerospace, and beverage container industries. They also work in academia and include and graduate student workers at the University of California. Members build the Chevy Malibu, Ford F-150, Ford Escape, Tahoe, Yukon, Escalade, and work at Lear Corp., Lockheed, Raytheon and Vought.

Director Profile – Gary Jones
Region 5 Website


721 Dunn Road
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
TEL: (314) 731-2800
FAX: (314) 731-2729

Region 5 Retired Workers Center:

6500 South Rosemead Blvd.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
TEL: (562) 801-1500
FAX: (562) 801-1555

Sub Regional Offices:

1341 W. Mockingbird Lane, Suite 301W
Dallas, TX
TEL: (214) 267-6550
FAX: (214) 267-6565

3841 North Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64116
TEL: (816) 455-0200
FAX: (816) 455-0205

6500 South Rosemead Blvd.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
TEL: (562) 801-1500
FAX: (562) 801-1555

Region News:

NLRB Issues Complaint Against Tesla

Complaint supports workers’ charges that Tesla’s conduct and confidentiality agreement violate their rights Oakland, CA  – The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handed down a complaint today (attached) that supports allegations made by Tesla workers in an April unfair labor practice charge that the company violated their rights. The NLRB found merit to allegations by workers that the company had violated


It Was a Great Year for Our Region

Region 5’s 71st Annual Summer School was held at The University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma the weeks of June 11 – 16 and June 18 – 23. The first week of summer school brought our retirees and active delegates together. Many lifelong relationships and friendships were developed among these members. The active delegates sat


Spotlight on Committees: Fostering Solidarity

Local 249 members participated in the Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City’s Women Build Day, which was held May 17. They understand that giving back to the community is a core UAW value. Community Service Committees Show UAW Values As a UAW member, you know the union is only as strong as member involvement. Without


UAW Gains 400 New Members in Missouri Organizing Win

Wentsville, Missouri — About 350 employees of TVS Supply Chain Solutions recently voted by a margin of 2 to 1 to join the UAW and have a voice at their workplace. The National Labor Relations Board election took place July 5-6, and TVS employees will be become members of UAW Local 282. “This is my


From the director, Gary Jones, Region 5: It Was a Great Year for Our Region

As another year begins, we wanted to use this issue to feature some of the great things that our Region 5 members do for their communities. It’s All About the Children Garrett Waters & Kim Rowlands, UAW Local 249 At the beginning of the school year, Local 249’s Human & Civil Rights Committee volunteered and

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