UAW Local 163


DDC Chair - Mark "Gibby" Gibson & Detroit Axle Chair - Justin Thompson

Update:  Additional Detroit Axle Team Member Update

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Winter 2017 - eNewsletter

29th Year


Union Pioneer Scholarship Applications

Honoring Anne Drake and UAW Local 163 - Retiree Chairman Roy Gonzalez

DDC Retiree - Elvin Thompson


Father of DDC Employee

Kevin Thompson - Dept. 127


Date of Death:  Monday, February 13, 2017

Membership Update - Detroit Diesel


Shop Chairman - Mark "Gibby" Gibson

DDC - Unit Meeting


All Detroit Diesel Active or Laid-Off Members are welcome to attend any of the scheduled Unit Meetings

Date:  Thursday, March 16, 2017

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Special General Membership Meeting


All Units

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Celebrate White Shirt Day February 11!

February 11 is White Shirt Day. Show solidarity for all workers by wearing a white shirt.

UAW Region 1A

Upcoming Classes


Grievance Handling & Collective Bargaining

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February is Black History Month, and we’re taking a look back on the contributions of African-American leaders within the UAW like Ruben Burks.

Ruben Burks’ long history of unionism and advocacy for social justice started in 1955 when he began working as an assembler at the former General Motors Fisher Body Plant 2 in Flint where he joined UAW Local 598...

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UAW-FCA-Ford-General Motors Legal Services Plan "Plan"


Effective Wednesday, January 25, 2017


Plan is for active and retired UAW-represented employees at FCA, Ford, and General Motors and their surviving spouses

Oakwood Metal Fabrication (OMF) - Chairperson 

Election Results


Election Held:  February 1, 2017

Statement from UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell on FCA US Profit-Sharing Announcement

 “Today FCA US announced that UAW members will get an average of $5,000 in profit-sharing payments. Based on the new contract formula that UAW members bargained in 2015 negotiations, some employees could be eligible for higher payments based on compensated hours.

UAW members at FCA US are proud of the quality Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM products they produce, and through collectively bargained profit-sharing, the hard work and success of our members’ is rewarded.”


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Community leaders, elected officials, faith leaders, labor unions, student groups and racial justice organizations today protested at Nashville’s Action Nissan dealership...

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Montessori School at Detroit Diesel

for School Age Children


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