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Facts About UAW Strength in the South

√ We are and have been in the U.S. South Over 55,000 UAW Members reside in communities throughout the South Over 66,000 UAW retirees in the south Over 13% of all active UAW Members are in the South √We are organizing in the South – it’s not just high-profile Over the past year Five southern locals have joined the UAW with over 1,323 members in Texas, Tennessee and Kentucky. Almost 3,000 organized since the VW vote in 2014. √ Among many UAW Products: In Kentucky, UAW members make whiskey barrels, Corvettes, Fords, steel and nurse patients. In North Carolina, UAW ... Read more

Union Plus May Help Eligible Members Impacted by Floods in North Carolina

If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by the recent deadly floods that struck North Carolina, you may be eligible for financial assistance.1 Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to eligible members who have a Union Plus Credit Card2, Union Plus Life or Accidental Death Insurance, Union Plus Auto Insurance, or Union Plus Mortgage. Participants who live in the following counties may be eligible:  Beaufort Bertie Bladen Columbus Cumberland Edgecombe Greene Harnett Hoke Johnston Lenoir Nash Pitt Robeson Sampson Wayne Wilson The money does not have to be repaid. The ... Read more

North Carolina/South Carolina UAW CAP endorses Cooper for North Carolina Governor and Ross for U.S. Senate

North Carolina — Citing their records of supporting working families, the North Carolina/South Carolina UAW Community Action Program announced today that it is endorsing Roy Cooper for North Carolina governor and Deborah Ross for the U. S. Senate. “These are two exceptional candidates who do not shy away from tough issues and are willing to stand up and make a difference for our families, community and the state,” said UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry, a Tar Heel native. “I am especially proud that Roy Cooper represents the change that we need in my home state,” Curry said. North Carolina ... Read more