UAW Region 9

Region 9 covers western and central New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, excluding the counties of Franklin, Cumberland, Adams and York.

Region 9 members work in automotive, aerospace and steel industries, and include members at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Members make doors, quarter panels, hoods, fenders and other stamped parts for Ford F-150, 250 and 350 trucks, Flex, Edge, Focus, Econoline vehicles, and for Lincoln MKX and MKTs. Members also build the V-22 Osprey troop transport helicopter and the Chinook medium-lift helicopter at the Boeing facility in Philadelphia.

Director Profile – Terry Dittes
Region 9 Website

Headquarters:

35 George Karl Blvd., Suite 100
Amherst, NY 14221
TEL: (716) 632-1540
FAX: (716) 632-1797

Sub Regional Offices:

550 State Road, Unit #107
Bansalem, PA 19020
TEL: (215) 591-0830
FAX: (215) 591-0830

112 Hollywood Ave., Suite 200
Butler, PA 16001
TEL: (724) 256-5422

Region News:

From the director, Terry Dittes, Region 9: 2016 Tom Fricano Scholarship Winners

Every year, UAW Region 9 awards three college scholarships to family members of Region 9 UAW members. Tom Fricano (Director Emeritus of Region 9) started this scholarship program years ago, and now we distribute the awards in his honor. Each student must submit an essay, and this year’s topic was “The Image of Labor/Enemies of

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UAW regional director praises Governor Cuomo’s “Buy American” plan announced during State of the State address

(New York) – UAW Region 9 Director Terry Dittes says Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new proposal to mandate state entities to buy American-made products is the right move for American workers and will greatly benefit the nation’s economy. During today’s 2017 State of the State address, Gov. Cuomo announced widespread legislative reforms under his “Buy American”

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GM annouces $552 million investment for key UAW plants

General Motors today announced investments of $552 million for key U.S. manufacturing facilities located in Tonawanda, Lockport and Rochester, N.Y.; and Parma, Ohio. The investment is split between three facilities in New York and one facility in Parma, Ohio, saving over 1,300 jobs UAW GM Vice President Cindy Estrada noted, “the UAW’s negotiations with GM to

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Running for veterans

Western New York UAW Members Host Race for Vets UAW members in Western New York state continued their efforts to support area veterans’ organizations with the 17th Annual Veterans’ Appreciation 5k Run on Nov. 5. The run, which raised over $15,000 for veterans’ causes, was organized by the UAW Region 9 Western New York Veterans

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Union Front: On the Vanguard for Veterans

UAW Region 9 Members Donate Van to Help Those Who Served Get to Medical Appointments The Bath Veterans Administration Medical Center is in a rural part of western New York State 100 miles southeast of Buffalo. Sometimes it isn’t easy for area veterans to get to and from their medical appointments at the facility. There’s

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