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Local communicators conference to focus on what’s at stake in November

UAW members are unique in that their local communications come from members in their local union. It’s one of the many ways the UAW is powered — by members communicating with each other. With so many ways to communicate today, it’s crucial local union members have the latest information wherever they turn. That’s why local union communicators gather once a year to learn the most up to date communications available and celebrate one of the strongest member-to-member communication networks in the country. Local union communicators from around the country will gather for the UAW-LUCA (Local Union Communication Association) Communications Conference ... Read more

Yusef Salaam’s Inspiring Speech to UAW Chaplains

Three hundred members of the UAW Chaplaincy Program recently gathered for the 29th annual conference on June 5 in Onaway, MI. Elder Herb Taylor of Region 5 (Kansas City, KS) presided as international leader of the group. The chaplains serve in a volunteer capacity and are mainly employed at various UAW work sites in the US as electricians, pipe fitters, custodians and the like. They engage employees inside and outside the work place through one-on-one dialogue, phone calls, home visits and more, counseling them as they face various life challenges. Some are battling drug addiction, others are dealing with domestic violence, a ... Read more

Press Release from UAW Black Lake Conference Center re: Great Lakes Burn Camp

UAW Black Lake Conference Center will host the Great Lakes Burn Camp Feb. 21-23, 2015. The Great Lakes Burn Camp is a non-profit,  volunteer-run organization that provides a fun and caring environment for burn-injured children to laugh, play, heal, grow and just “be a kid”with other burn-injured children from across Michigan and Northern Indiana.  Campers will enjoy numerous outdoor activities, including snowmobile rides, dog sledding, tobogganing, ice skating, swimming and more. There will be approximately 120 volunteer staff and children attending this event that is focused on kids ages 6-17 to meet, heal, grow and support other burn survivors. For ... Read more