UAW Local 163


Wanda Ciurlik

Mother of

DDC Retiree - Cindy Ciurlik


Malinda Kay Bosanko

Wife of

DDC Employee Paul Bosanko - Dept. 127 


Daughter In Law of

DDC Employee Karen Cummins - Dept. 933


All Units

Sunday, February 1, 2015

11 AM


Retired Chapter - January Report


Retiree Chairman

Roy Gonzalez


Retired Worker Chapter

January Meeting


Bereavement Notice

Robert Bache



DDC Employee: David Bache

Dept. 127


Passed Away on January 5th, 2015

The National Child Identification Program


Benefits Report at Detroit Diesel Corporation

By:  Ray Herrick, Mark Grant & Toni Massey 


UAW Region 1A

60th Annual Invitational

Bowling Tournament

March 21, 2015

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.

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BY: Ray Herrick, Mark Grant & Toni Massey
UAW Benefits Representatives at Detroit Diesel

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 >>>

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