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LIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS AT THE TOLEDO ZOO Lights Begin on Friday, November 18th and shine through Saturday, December 31, 2016 Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Read more >>>

Detroit Pistons vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Bus Trip Monday, December 26, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m. At The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI Cost is $85.00 each – includes food, ticket and Bus ride. Arrive early to eat before the bus leaves Read more >>>

Stand up for someone’s rights tomorrow!

Tomorrow, December 10 is Human Rights Day. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day.

Stand up for someone at risk of discrimination or violence such as women, a homeless person, a minority group, a LGBT person, indigenous peoples, or anyone else in need.

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Graduate workers and supporters call on university administration to honor collective bargaining rights

NEW YORK – Columbia University research assistants and teaching assistants – whose landmark case restored union rights for graduate workers nationwide – voted 1602 to 623 in favor of joining Graduate Workers of Columbia-United Auto Workers Union (GWC-UAW). With broad-scale support from members of Congress, New York elected officials, community leaders, faculty and students, graduate workers at Columbia are the first in the country to form their union in the wake of the National Labor Relations Board’s August ruling.

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UAW Members Are At NYC’s Greatest Bookstore – Strand

Region 9A, Local 2179

The UAW is many things to many people. Did you know that we are also Booksellers in Region 9A? Take the time to discover who we really are as a union.

Senator Bernie Sanders writes letter of support to Columbia Graduate Workers

Today through tomorrow, Columbia University graduate workers will vote on forming their union. Union organizers got a big boost today when none other than U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders wrote a letter encouraging fellow graduate workers to come together, participate in the vote and join the UAW.

"Dear Columbia University Research and Teaching Assistants:

I understand that on December 7th and 8th you will be voting in an election to determine whether TAs and RAs at Columbia will have the right to union representation. I had the pleasure of meeting with a number of you in September, and am strongly supportive of your efforts to hold a free and fair union election…"

Read the full letter, here >>>
 

On this day, Rosa Parks wouldn’t give up her bus seat

Today marks the 61st anniversary of Rosa Parks’ decision to sit down for her rights on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus, putting the effort to end segregation on a fast track.

Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955, after she refused to give up her seat on a crowded bus to a white passenger.

Read the full article on Constitution Daily >>>

Photo Credit: Gary Malerba

Support the American worker - Buy Union and Buy American for your loved ones this holiday season! Look inside for the UAW Holiday Shoppers Guide.  Read more >>>

Chairman's Report, Nov. 21, 2016 Read more >>>

Cabin Fever Outing Bowling! Thurs. December 29th 12pm-3pm Forest View Lanes 2345 Dean Rd. Temperance, MI Come out of the house and bowl with your Local 14 friends and family. This event is closed to the public. Read more >>>

CHRISTMAS ROLLER SKATING PARTY Tuesday, December 27, 2016 3:30 pm- 6:00 pm Ohio Skate Opportunity Drive, off Alexis Read more >>>

Ice Skating Party Wed., December 28, 2016 10:00 am – 12:00 pm TAM-O-SHANTER 7060 Sylvania Ave. Sylvania, Ohio Read more >>>

UAW Local 14- GM Powertrain Civil and Human Rights Committees Celebrates MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Saturday, January 14, 2017 UAW Local 14 Hall 5411 Jackman Toledo, OH “We May Have All Come on Different Ships, But We’re In the Same Boat Now” Read more >>>

Monday, January 16, 2017(MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY) Tickets are $15.00 per person Kids 11- under are $6.00 Read more >>>

North American International Auto Show 2017 Tickets Sat. January 14, 2017 through Sunday January 22, 2017 Cobo Center - Detroit, Michigan Discount tickets will be available at Local 14 UAW, Dues office in January. $9.00 ea. Read more >>>

UAW chaplains are known for their compassion and ability to connect with members in a way that few others can. At their annual conference at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center this summer, they showed how they are also reaching out to band and choir members from a small Michigan city high school. Read more >>>

Today is Veterans Day and the UAW joins the rest of the country in remembering those who have so honorably served our nation in wartime and in peacetime. Remembering those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and saying “thank you” is only the beginning of how we should pay tribute to our veterans. Read more >>>

UAW members from around Region 2-B took part in Labor Walks this weekend to encourage others to vote in this historic election. UAW volunteers canvassed neighborhoods in Canton, Dayton, Cincinnati, Lordstown, Toledo, Cleveland, Lima, and Springfield in Ohio and Kokomo, Bedford and Indianapolis in Indiana.  Check out who joined our effort this week and see if you recognize any one!  Read more >>>

Congressman Bob Latta (Ohio's 5th District) introduced Mike Pence at a campaign rally Friday, October 7th in northwest Ohio.  After what Donald Trump said about women- forcibly kissing them and grabbing their genitalia - call Latta's office today at 800-541-6446 and let him know what you think about his support of Trump's candidacy.  Read more >>>

If Portman and Trump had it their way, 30,000 auto-industry jobs might have never returned.

Innovation Ohio has just released a new report on the success of the auto rescue.  Its findings demonstrate that while it was characterized as a “lousy deal for Ohio” by Rob Portman at the time of its implementation, the auto bailout has in fact been a resounding success. Indeed, the auto industry is now thriving and is as integral to Ohio’s economic success as ever. 

 

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MARION, Ind. — General Motors is investing $90.9 million in its Marion Metal Center plant to enhance the facility’s process capability and flexibility.

“This investment in stamping dies and equipment will align Marion Metal Center with GM’s future stamping strategy,” said Dan Hermer, GM North America Manufacturing manager. “This will enable our team to continue delivering quality to our stamping customers throughout North America.”

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Thursday, July 7, 2016 POWERLine Read more >>>

 Check out the 2015 V-CAP Prize Winners- over $12,000 in cash and other prizes were awarded in our prize drawing. Read more >>>

Chairman's Report for March 1, 2016 Read more >>>


Watch the latest in the series of UAW Region 2-B messages from Director Ken Lortz.    Read more >>>

North American International Auto Show Bus Trip Monday, January 16, 2017(MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY) Tickets are $15.00 per person - Kids 11- under are $6.00 Read more >>>

 Ohio lawmakers are considering legislation (pushed by corporate CEO's and their allies) that will gut unemployment compensation benefits.  Please call your representative today and tell them to oppose this harmful bill - and spread the word!  Read more >>>

 VoteSpotter is a mobile app that connects you to your representatives.  Get alerts when they vote, then tell them what you think.  It's never been easier to make your voice heard.

Download the VoteSpotter app to your smartphone.  Available at the Apple and Google Play app stores.

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A calendar is now available with the dates and times of the Local 14 UAW union meetings. Read more >>>

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