UAW Region 8
Region 8 covers the Southeast, including Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware and four Pennsylvania counties: Franklin, Cumberland, Adams, York.
Region 8 members work in manufacturing, state governments, agriculture and office buildings. They build the Chevy Corvette, Ford Escape, Lincoln MKC, Lincoln Navigator, Ford Expedition, Ford F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks, GMC Equinox, Freightliner and Volvo heavy trucks and electronic communications equipment for various government agencies. Members build school and commercial buses, and are bus drivers in school districts. They also package Planters Peanut products.
The membership of Region 8 is 50,000 strong, in almost 103 local unions across 12 states, including Volkswagen in Tennessee.
151 Maddox-Simpson Parkway
Lebanon, TN 37090-5345
TEL: (615) 443-7654
FAX: (615) 443-7697
Sub Regional Office:
1101 North Point Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21224
TEL: (410) 342-1740
FAX: (410) 342-1748
As disheartening as it was to watch the election results, we still have much to be proud of in the fact that a tremendous amount of effort was put into educating our membership on the position of candidates on both the state and federal levels. The American people have spoken and now we must live
The following is a joint statement released by the UAW and Ford Motor Company regarding today’s news about louisville assembly plant and the lincoln mkc
Statement from UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry on Maryland Senate Race 8:50 PM ET “Tonight Maryland sent to the Senate a voice for working families that can break through the special interest gridlock and put our families first. Chris Van Hollen understands that America’s economy must work for us all and he will work
Ahead of Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate in Virginia, the UAW is speaking out in support of Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton, the candidates who we know will protect middle class families: “The same can’t be said for the Republican ticket. Mike Pence voted against raising the minimum wage and repeatedly opposed the auto rescue,
Chattanooga, Tenn. — Gary Casteel, secretary-treasurer of the UAW and director of the International Union’s Transnational Department, today released the following statement in response to the decision by Volkswagen to appeal an order by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) requiring the company to collectively bargain with skilled trades employees: “We’re disappointed that Volkswagen is