Celebrating International Women’s Day
Join us this Saturday for an event celebrating International Women’s Day! The free event will feature live entertainment and community networking opportunities. This year’s theme is Creating Victory Through Values, Vision, and Voices. We hope to see you there! UAW Local 600 Hall 10550 Dix Avenue Dearborn, MI Registration: 9-10 a.m. Program: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Contract Ratified at Sakthi Automotive
UPDATE 6/27/16 9:00 AM: On Sunday June 26th 2016, Sakthi Automotive workers ratified their first collective bargaining agreement. Once the workers came in to Local 600 and reviewed the language that included the real meaningful gains they had been fighting for, 100 % of the workers voted to pass the agreement. The UAW would like to
Impending Strike at Sakthi Automotive
UPDATE 6/24/14 12:30 PM: Late Thursday night, Sakthi Automotive and the UAW reached a tentative agreement. Sakthi Automotive workers are scheduled to vote on the agreement Sunday, June 26, at noon and at 4 p.m. at UAW Local 600 in Dearborn, Michigan. The strike has been canceled. Original article from 6/22/16 On May 8, 2015, workers at
Ground Effects Workers Protest Health and Safety Violations
Citing major health and safety violations and retaliation including firings of workers, dozens of protestors began a protest action at Ground Effects, an automotive supplier in Dearborn. Last week 10 OSHA complaints were filed including lack of adequate ventilation; repeated skin contact with the toxic uncured isocyanates, respiratory problems from robotic spray booths, lack of