UAW regional director praises Governor Cuomo’s “Buy American” plan announced during State of the State address

(New York) – UAW Region 9 Director Terry Dittes says Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new proposal to mandate state entities to buy American-made products is the right move for American workers and will greatly benefit the nation’s economy. During today’s 2017 State of the State address, Gov. Cuomo announced widespread legislative reforms under his “Buy American”

GM annouces $552 million investment for key UAW plants

General Motors today announced investments of $552 million for key U.S. manufacturing facilities located in Tonawanda, Lockport and Rochester, N.Y.; and Parma, Ohio. The investment is split between three facilities in New York and one facility in Parma, Ohio, saving over 1,300 jobs UAW GM Vice President Cindy Estrada noted, “the UAW’s negotiations with GM to

Running for veterans

Western New York UAW Members Host Race for Vets UAW members in Western New York state continued their efforts to support area veterans’ organizations with the 17th Annual Veterans’ Appreciation 5k Run on Nov. 5. The run, which raised over $15,000 for veterans’ causes, was organized by the UAW Region 9 Western New York Veterans

Union Front: On the Vanguard for Veterans

UAW Region 9 Members Donate Van to Help Those Who Served Get to Medical Appointments The Bath Veterans Administration Medical Center is in a rural part of western New York State 100 miles southeast of Buffalo. Sometimes it isn’t easy for area veterans to get to and from their medical appointments at the facility. There’s

Union Front: Making Higher Education Affordable

Tom Fricano Scholarships Help Members with College Costs Joe Brusca, a member of UAW Local 644 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, understands the escalating cost of higher education. His daughter, Karissa, graduated with honors last year from York College in Pennsylvania. She now works as a nurse and has set her sights on working in a critical

UAW Region 9 Director Urges Steve Sweeney to Enter Race for Governor

TRENTON, NJ – The UAW’s Region 9, which includes more than 7,000 workers in New Jersey, today called on New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney to enter the race for New Jersey governor. “Senate President Steve Sweeney brings with him a resume that is built on a lifetime of standing alongside the hard-working people of

UAW members reach new three year agreement with Bridon American

UAW members at Bridon American in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, who are represented by UAW Local 1612, Region 9, today ratified a new three-year agreement. The ratification, won by a vote of 95 percent in favor of the new contract, came one day after reaching a tentative agreement and ending a two-week work stoppage with Bridon

UAW

  (313) 926-5000