|AMALGAMATED UAW LOCAL 145|
“It is estimated that twelve workers lose their life on the job every day in the United States. This is unacceptable and affects many of us in many ways; spouses become widows, children lose a mother or father, co-workers lose a friend and we, as a union, lose a brother or sister. Read more >>>
Virtually everything working people have gained to improve health and retirement security since the 1940s is now at risk, including Medicare, Medicaid, workplace health plans, the Affordable Care Act and Social Security.
Republicans in Congress are rushing to approve legislation that effectively would end these programs without providing a replacement for the 30 million Americans who will become uninsured.
AMALGAMATED UAW LOCAL 145 NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
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Brothers and Sisters,
We are pleased to announce that on April 12, 2017 the members of Amalgamated UAW Local 145 Bargaining Unit #2 voted to ratify the tentative agreement that was reached between American Auto Works and the Union on April 4, 2017.Read more >>>
On Saturday April 8, 2017 Amalgamated UAW Local 145 Conservation & Recreation Committee sponsored the children’s Easter Egg Hunt. I would like thank Committee Chair Eric Beck, Mary Herman, Gary Hanson and Don Rohrer for getting ready for hunt and special thanks to Connor McCance for helping with hiding the eggs.
The Committee would like to thank the parents and grandparents for bringing their children and grandchildren. Thankfully we had a beautiful day and all the eggs were found.
Dusty McCanceRead more >>>
Attention Amalgamated UAW Local 145 Unit #2 (American Auto Works) Members:
On April 4, 2017 the Company and the Union reached a tentative agreement. At this time no details will be released. The details will be communicated to all Unit 2 members at a ratification meeting to be held on
April 12, 2017
Location of meeting:
IBEW Local 176 Banquet Hall
The meeting will begin promptly at 6:00 PM. This meeting will last approximately 1 hour with questions and answers at the end.
You will need your membership card or badge or other form of identification (e.g. driver's license) for identification.
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The United States Supreme Court: Why It Matters to UAW Members
Presidential and congressional elections rightfully dominated the national news and our attention last year. Their decisions impact nearly every facet of our lives. The wages we earn, water we drink, our ability to protect ourselves from terrorism, and the education our children receive are all directly impacted by their decisions. That said, we are a nation of laws and our Constitution establishes limits to their power....Read more >>>
Members of UAW Caterpillar Local 974 in Peoria, Illinois, in a vote Saturday, have overwhelmingly ratified their local agreement. This is the final step in the ratification process of the recent round of UAW Caterpillar collective bargaining agreements. Read more >>>
Remembering Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike
Lorraine Agtang Reflects on the Delano Grape Strike, which occurred over 50 years ago.
The March-April Edition of Solidarity Magazine is now online!
UAW members at Caterpillar voted on Sunday, March 26th, to ratify their tentative Central Agreement. All local agreements have been ratified except UAW Local 974 Peoria. UAW Local 974 has rescheduled their supplemental local agreement vote for April 1, 2017. UAW members should check for the location and time with their local union.
The six-year agreements cover over 5,000 members in Illinois and Pennsylvania.Read more >>>
Notice of Amalgamated UAW Local 145 Unit #1 Members only
Ratification Meeting & Vote
Date: March 26, 2017
Location: Plano High School Gymnasium
Time: Information Meeting begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. till 2:00 p.m.
Retirees will not be allowed to vote.Read more >>>
The Ryan Health Care Bill puts retirement at risk by making massive cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.
Speaker Ryan and House Republicans want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and replace it with a bill that gives millions in tax breaks to the rich. They want to pay for those tax breaks by taxing your benefits and stealing Medicare and Medicaid funds.Read more >>>
MEMBERSHIP MEETING POSTPONEMENT
TO ALL AMALGAMATED UAW LOCAL 145 MEMBERS:
The March 19, 2017 and April 16, 2017 Membership Meetings have been postponed by Executive Board action. Both meetings will be held on April 23, 2017
UNIT 1 NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE
The UAW/CAT Bargaining Committee continues to work hard at the bargaining table. We have agreed to continue working beyond the expiration of the contract in hopes of achieving an agreement in the best interest of all members. All members should continue to report to work as they normally would at this time.
On February 2, 2017 the UAW-Caterpillar Membership voted to authorize a strike by 93%.
Attention Amalgamated UAW Local 145 Unit #1 (Cat) Members,
Unit #1 (Cat) Bargaining Chairman Don Rohrer, will be starting new hours at the Hall beginning October 3, 2016.Read more >>>
Attention Amalgamated UAW Local 145 Members,
President Dustin McCance, will be starting new hours at the Hall beginning October 3, 2016.Read more >>>
Unit #1 Steward seminar at the UAW Region 4 Pat Greathouse Center. Read more >>>
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