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UAW Local 598 is an amalgamated union, representing over 2,800 employees at the General Motors Vehicle Manufacturing Flint Assembly plant in Flint, Michigan. We are a proud and diverse group of individuals with a focus on quality - quality of our lives, relationships, communities and the vehicles we build.

We are the builders of the Heavy Duty Trucks!

We are UAW Local 598!

UAW President Dennis Williams will join U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James P. Hoffa as the three speak before they kick off the traditional Labor Day parade.

The theme for this year’s parade is “Together We WILL WIN!!”

The kick-off is scheduled at 9 a.m. at 2121 Trumbull St., on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Trumbull Street just south of I-7 Read more >>>

LANSING,Mich. – UAW members are pleased to announce the endorsement of the following statewide candidates for the November general election who will protect the rights of Michigan’s working families. The UAW’s endorsements include.. Read more >>>

Spring Hill, Tenn. – Today, in a victory for Tennessee’s workers and families, UAW International Union and Local 1853 joined with General Motors executives to announce the Cadillac SRX as one of two future mid-size vehicles set for manufacturing at the Spring Hill plant, as well as a $185 million investment at the Spring Hill Complex for a new Small Displacement Ecotec Engine program. Today’s news means that GM will retain... Read more >>>

DETROIT – The UAW responded today to the reaction of Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) management to being found guilty of violations of U.S. federal labor law.
 
UAW Secretary-Treasurer Gary Casteel said, “It is clear that Daimler has acted with hostility and in direct contempt of its neutrality policy in its dealing with pro-union workers at its Alabama plant in Tuscaloosa.  It’s deplorable that Mercedes was found in violation of U.S. law and then publicly claimed it as a victory and an example of its neutral pledge.”
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Video: Welcome to UAW Local 42 in Chattanooga, Tennessee!

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The UAW today announced the formation of UAW Local 42, a new local union providing representation for employees at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.

Organized by Volkswagen employees, Local 42 offers workers the opportunity for a voice in the workplace through the German automaker’s “works council” approach to employee engagement. Volkswagen’s business model is premised on employee representation, and Local 42 will represent any interested employees who join the local as members. No employees will be required to join.

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“Earlier this year, the UAW was gratified to earn the confidence and support of many Volkswagen team members,” said Dennis Williams, president of the UAW. “At that time, we said we would not give up on these committed and hard-working employees. We’re keeping our promise.”

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Shirts are for sale in the plant, in the Community Action Center. Team meeting days from 1st break through Lunch

Shirts can also be purchased at the hall. Hall Hours are: Mon Tues & Wed 8:00 to 3:30 Thurs & Fri 7:00 to 2:30

Price is $15.00

 

Notice of Local 598 Membership Meeting

Membership meeting Sunday, September 21st at 2:00.

 


 


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Flint Assembly, which will receive -- $600 million investement-- for facility upgrades, including a new paint shop. Awkward: UAW official praises Democratic candidate for governor while the GOP incumbent listens

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From hood to hitch, the most refined, best engineered Silverado ever
Three new EcoTec3 engines designed for more power, improved efficiency
Engineered for tough truck duties and legendary Chevy truck dependability

Considering the Koch Brothers are the biggest threat to our nation since WW 2 it might be helpful to know how to keep money out of their evil hands. Read more >>>

2014 - UAW Local 598 Calendar Read more >>>

(UNION REPRESENTATION DURING INVESTIGATORY INTERVIEWS) Read more >>>

Buying American Union-Made Auto Tires...It can be Done! Read more >>>

Link to UAWGM Contract

The UAW General Motors National Negotiating Committee entered into this set of bargaining as America struggles with record levels of unemployment and an economy that shows little sign of improvement. GM, like most private and public employers across America, immediately sought givebacks in health care and in our pension plan. With your continued support and solidarity, we stood strong and not only stopped these proposed givebacks, we made important gains for our members.   Click on Link to go to uaw website for summary or contract language uaw.org/content/gm-hourly

 

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