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President's and Vice President's
President - Ralph Morris Jr.
Vice President - Alfreada Wallace
UAW PRO-MEMBER LEADS THE WAY
by: Ray Herrick, DDC UAW Benefits Rep. and UAW LUCA delegate, UAW Northwest Local 163
UAW Local 163 Veterans Committee
Veterans Memorial story at Detroit Diesel from Solidarity Magazine page 27 in the May-June edition.
Voya takes over recordkeeping for hourly 401 (k) plans
By: Ray Herrick, Mark Grant, and Toni Massey-UAW Benefit Reps. at Detroit Diesel Corp.
Union Hall Closed
The Union Hall will be closed for its Annual Shutdown beginning on July 3rd. The Hall will reopen at normal business hours on July 13th.
UAW Local 163 member Courtnay Clay's son Michael Stevenson won the Region 1A - Retired Workers Councils Director's Scholarship for his essay on " What I think it would be like to have Medicare for All"
UAW Local 163 would like to congratulate Michael for winning this prestigious award.
Michael's award winning essay is available to read by clicking on the Article Title.
2015 - Dates and Locations of UAW Locals having reduced priced Cedar Point Tickets
UAW Local 163
July (13-19) & August (10-16)
Lakeland Chairperson - Election Results
June 25, 2015
Won by Acclamation
wife of Retiree & Former UAW Local 163 - Vice President
Richard "Moe" Morris
UAW Local 163, Northwest
UAW Region 1A
2015 - Union Pioneer Scholarship Winners
UAW LOCAL 163's ANNUAL
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Noon to 5 PM
Retired Worker Chapter
Black Lake - Collective Bargaining Report
By Andrew Lewis
Past - UAW Local 163 President
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Rain or Shine
Registration Begins at 12 Noon
14100 Telegraph Road
Kickstands Up at 1 p.m.
Run Ends at:
UAW Local 387
24240 Telegraph Road
Flat Rock, Michigan
Food & Refreshments Provided
$25 per couple, $15 single
All proceeds go to “Adopt-a-Soldier”
Any questions, feel free to call Co-Chair Greg Stoey at (734) 475-5232 or Co-Chair Brian Clendennin at (734) 564-9272
Father of DDC Employee - Michael A. Guerriero - Dept. 871
Grandfather of DDC Employee - Michael S. Guerriero - Dept. 127
What Unions Do
UAW Local 163 - Education Chairperson
UAW SPECIAL BARGAINING CONVENTION REPORT
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Director Rory L. Gamble gets the Special Bargaining Convention 2015 underway with an introduction of the color guard, and the UAW Region 1A choir. It is an amazing display of representatives from Region 1A!Read more >>>
All UAW members in good standing are invited to attend classes at the Rory L. Gamble UAW Region 1A Academy. These classes are being offered in cooperation with the International Union, UAW Education Department.
All classes will be held on Tuesdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and again from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Classes are being offered twice a day to make attendance as convenient as possible.
Members who attend 4 of the 5 classes offered will receive a Certificate of Completion from Region 1A Director Rory L. Gamble.
On May 5th, 2014, UAW Secretary Treasurer Dennis Williams made an announcement at our UAW-GM Joint Health & Safety Conference that impacts current and future UAW GM retirees eligible for benefits as provided by the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (the “Trust”) that we wanted to share.
We are pleased to inform you that effective January 1, 2015, the Trust will provide Dental and Vision coverage to our eligible GM retirees. The covered benefits will be comparable to those that were provided by General Motors Corporation prior to the 2009 bankruptcy.Read more >>>
UAW BENEFITS REPORT
Official Retirees Executive Board Election Results
President's Letter to Lakeland Center members
By Joe Uehlein
The approach of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 provides us an opportunity to reflect on the “long, strange trip” shared by the environmental movement and the labor movement over four decades here on Spaceship Earth.
A billion people participate in Earth Day events, making it the largest secular civic event in the world. But when it was founded in 1970, according to Earth Day’s first national coordinator Denis Hayes, “Without the UAW, the first Earth Day would have likely flopped!”
Michigan State Capitol
The Bond between the UAW and the Civil Rights Movement
Starting January 1st, 2012, the State of Michigan has implemented a law Read more >>>