UAW Local 1970 (Ford Salaried Workers)

     Our first retiree this year is Gary Ginnard!  He hired in at Ford in March of 1978. He is our third most senior designer.  He has been a union member since he hired in.

The next General Membership Meeting will be on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.  As usual, it will be at UAW Local 245, 1226 Monroe St, Dearborn.  The hall will open at 3 p.m.

At the end of 2017, we will be saying good-bye to six Body CAD Designers:

Tom Coseo - - December 1977

Mark Miller - - May 1978

     The September/October Member Service Recognition Award drawing will be a Gift Card to The Old Road Murder Mystery Train and 4 Gift Tickets to Sea Life

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NAFTA—to put it bluntly—was terrible for working families in the United States, as well as our allies to the north and south, Canada and Mexico. The terrible deal triggered job losses, closed auto factories, depressed wages and more power for corporations across all three countries.

Fill out the comment form to tell the U.S. Trade Representative why working families must be prioritized in future trade deals. We provided talking points below for you to use in crafting your own statement

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At the meeting on Tuesday, June 5, 2108, the winner of the Good and Welfare were:
$250 - Chris Kunkel          $100 - Darryl Blanchett

For the $200 Rolling Pot:
1)  Dennis Finnerty     2)  James Graham     3)  Chris Spangler     4)  Pete Joyce, winner!

Care about jobs and the future of your community? Angry about sweatshops and the exploitation of children? Resolute that looking for the union label is as important today as it was 40 years ago? Think our country does best when we invest in ourselves?

Celebrate the Victories of the Past, the Promise of the Future The hours are brutally long; overtime pay doesn’t exist. Workplace safety is unheard of. Limbs are lost, and yet the machines grind on, indifferent to your suffering. Do you want to keep your job and feed your family? Your boss wants his roof repaired and a gift of his favorite liquor, too