Local 598


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!

RESULTS OF ELECTION FOR 3rd Shift Alternate Committee Person

Aramark Election Results


The newly elected 3rd Shift Alternate Committee Man is: John Wineland

John Wineland   14

Adrienne Jones   6

Debra Kosbar     0

Congratulations John!


UAW President Dennis Williams Explains Next Steps for Ratification of Tentative Agreement with FCA US LLC

See the full press conference announcing a Tentative Agreement with FCA US LLC from Tuesday 9/15

Watch the Q&A with officials from the UAW and FCA US LLC including UAW President Dennis Williams and UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell

In a message to UAW members at Ford earlier today, UAW Vice President Jimmy Settles released the following statement:
See the original letter... Read more >>>

UAW and FCA US LLC extend contract on hour-by-hour basis

From a statement posted to the UAW’s Facebook page:

****Negotiations Update****

The UAW and FCA US LLC announced this evening that they have extended the existing collective bargaining agreement on an hour by hour basis as 2015 bargaining continues.

In a message from UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada and the 2015 UAW-GM National Negotiating Team, the UAW confirmed that they had extended this year’s contract deadline with General Motors. The full statement as it appeared on the UAW’s Facebook page:

Detroit – The UAW this afternoon announced that FCA US LLC will be the lead target in Big Three auto talks. Read more >>>

 Eye Opener (August 2015) Read more >>>

Teamsters President Hoffa Pledges Solidarity with UAW Members

In remarks at the Detroit Labor Day Parade today, International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa pledged solidarity with the United Auto Workers (UAW) in their contract negotiations with the Big Three: Ford, Chrysler and GM.

“I know you haven’t picked a target yet, but it’s one of those three,” Hoffa said. “If the UAW goes on strike, I make a pledge on behalf of the 1.4 million Teamster members – we will honor your picket lines. We will walk with you every day. The Teamsters and the UAW are together. They aren’t going to haul those cars if we’re there.”

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UAW LOCAL 598 Strike Vote

Results are in:

97% yes to strike if it becomes necessary.

3% No

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2015 - UAW Local 598 Calendar Read more >>>


Two years in a row, Flint Assembly UAW Local 598 have celebrated big victories for heavy duty trucks made in Flint. The first, for the top spot in the Initial Quality Study for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty, with the second trophy for the top spot for the 2011 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty in the Vehicle Dependability Study. Read more >>>

Shirts are for sale at the Hall and in the plant, in the Community Action Center. Team Meeting Days

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 range is $ 15.00 $20.00


Notice of Local 598 Membership Meeting

Membership meeting is Sunday, September 20th at 2:00.



Uaw Local 598 #1 fundraising Team for Michigan in the Michigan Law Enforcement  Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan 2015. The event was held Saturday February 7 on Lake Fenton.



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 >>>


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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