Local 685’s new home is more than a building

Local 685’s new home is more than a building When former U.S. President Bill Clinton recently swung through Kokomo, Indiana, on a campaign stop in advance of the state’s primary election, he was greeted by a full house at UAW Local 685. Among the nearly 800 people from the community who filled the hall were

UAW FCA members ratify new contract

DETROIT – The members have voted to ratify a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with FCA by a 77% majority. The results of the voting are as follows: • Production workers – 77% • Skilled Trades – 72% • Salaried Bargaining Unit – 87% President Williams stated, “The recent bargaining process that took place on

UAW gives official notice to FCA terminating National and Local Agreements effective at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday October 7

See the Original Letter Here October 6, 2015 Glenn Shagena, Vice President Employee Relations FCA US LLC 1000 Chrysler Drive Auburn Hills, Ml 48326 Dear Mr. Shagena: In accordance with the parties’ September 30, 2015 Extension Agreement, this letter shall serve as formal notice provided by the International Union, UAW and its respective Local Unions,

A message from UAW President Dennis Williams

Brothers & Sisters, You have spoken and we heard you. We have been listening to your issues and concerns through your local union leadership. We have real challenges. We all know that without investment and product there is no true job security. For someone to suggest we endorse products going to Mexico is just nonsense.

A message from Vice President Norwood Jewell

Greetings Brothers and Sisters, I hope that by now you have seen President Williams’ statement. Recent weeks have proven that our union is alive and well. Over 80% of our UAW-FCA membership participated in our contract ratification process. Your voice was clear and we have headed back to address the issues that were raised. It


(Detroit) – The UAW announced Tuesday that it has reached a tentative agreement with FCA US LLC. UAW President Dennis Williams and FCA US LLC CEO Sergio Marchionne will hold a 7:15 p.m. news conference in the auditorium of the UAW-Chrysler NTC Building, 2211 Jefferson Ave. in Detroit. Parking will be available on Jefferson, Chene


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