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2022 UAW Family Scholarship Program

For more than 45 years, the Family Education Center has been a place where UAW members and their families come together for an experience that combines education with recreation.  It’s a place to learn about our union, unlock ideas and build new friendships with other UAW families.  This one-week summer experience will leave you and your family filled with a spirit guaranteed to strengthen your understanding and appreciation of our union.  WHO: All active or laid-off members in good standing WHERE:Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center Onaway, Michigan WHEN: June 19-24, 2022  DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

Local 2250 sends area kids to school with the tools they need

The start of school is an important time for kids and having the materials they need to succeed makes all the difference. Thanks to UAW Local 2250 members at General Motors’ Wentzville, Missouri, Assembly Plant, hundreds of kids who might not otherwise have had those materials will be all set this year. Over the summer, local 2250’s Community Service Committee collected supplies and cash, and worked with the United Way and other community organizations to provide 300 school backpacks to area school children. Each pack was filled with loads of essentials, including pencils, paper, pencil pouch, notebook, paint, pocket folder, ... Read more

Summer is getting closer! The 2018 Family Scholarship program

This summer, introduce your family to a once in a lifetime experience! For more than 40 years, Black Lake has been a place where UAW members and their families come together for an experience that combines education with relaxation. It’s a place to learn about your union, unlock ideas and build new friendships with other working families throughout the United States. It’s a one week summer experience that will leave you and your family filled with a spirit guaranteed to strengthen your understanding and appreciation for your union. Download2018 Family Scholarship Program information

Apply Now: 2018 Union Plus Scholarship Program

Each year, Union Plus awards scholarships to students from union families across the country. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. Scholarships are awarded in amounts of $500 to $4,000, and students may reapply each year. Last year, UAW members and their children were awarded thousands of dollars to help them continue their education through the Union Plus Scholarship program. Since starting the program in 1991, Union Plus has awarded $4.2 million in educational funding to more than 2,800 union members, spouses and dependent children. Union Plus Scholarship awards are granted to ... Read more

SolidWeb offers powerful web solutions for local unions

Whether it’s negotiations assistance, grievance handling, education, training and mentoring or something else, UAW local unions have access to a number of services the International Union provides to help serve members. But did you know you can get a free website for your local? All you have to do is pay for the domain name! SolidWeb is a powerful, free website-building tool that was developed as a part of an AFL-CIO  program aimed at helping affiliated local unions build quality websites. UAW regions and locals have access to free websites that have already been through design through SolidWeb. The AFL-CIO ... Read more

SolidWeb offers powerful web solutions for local unions

Whether it’s negotiations assistance, grievance handling, education, training and mentoring or something else, UAW local unions have access to a number of services the International Union provides to help serve members. But did you know you can get a free website for your local? All you have to do is pay for the domain name! SolidWeb is a powerful, free website-building tool that was developed as a part of an AFL-CIO  program aimed at helping affiliated local unions build quality websites. UAW regions and locals have access to free websites that have already been through design through SolidWeb. The AFL-CIO ... Read more

SolidWeb offers powerful web solutions for local unions

Whether it’s negotiations assistance, grievance handling, education, training and mentoring or something else, UAW local unions have access to a number of services the International Union provides to help serve members. But did you know you can get a free website for your local? All you have to do is pay for the domain name! SolidWeb is a powerful, free website-building tool that was developed as a part of an AFL-CIO  program aimed at helping affiliated local unions build quality websites. UAW regions and locals have access to free websites that have already been through design through SolidWeb. The AFL-CIO ... Read more

Summer’s almost here! The 2017 Family Scholarship program

This summer, introduce your family to a once in a lifetime experience! For more than 40 years, Black Lake has been a place where UAW members and their families come together for an experience that combines education with relaxation. It’s a place to learn about your union, unlock ideas and build new friendships with other working families throughout the United States. It’s a one week summer experience that will leave you and your family filled with a spirit guaranteed to strengthen your understanding and appreciation for your union. Download2018 Family Scholarship Program information

Betsy DeVos apparently ‘confused’ about federal law protecting students with disabilities

Watch the video: Trump says he wants to put students first, not the education bureaucracy. So, why did Trump choose Betsy DeVos, who has no experience in education, and is clueless on federal policies that put students first, such as disabled children?

The 2017 Family Scholarship program

This summer, introduce your family to a once in a lifetime experience! For more than 40 years, Black Lake has been a place where UAW members and their families come together for an experience that combines education with relaxation. It’s a place to learn about your union, unlock ideas and build new friendships with other working families throughout the United States. It’s a one week summer experience that will leave you and your family filled with a spirit guaranteed to strengthen your understanding and appreciation for your union. Download2018 Family Scholarship Program information