Latest News From Region 9A

Veterans Committees a Key Part in the Life of a Local Military service is a sacrifice for soldiers and families. Long, lonely years are spent without a loved one at home or in a foreign land surrounded by danger. The lucky ones come home without serious injuries. But once they get home, their service and needs require acknowledgement and support.

Local 1921 Bargaining Chairman Paul Herrin, left, and President Dennis Fauver kept their local together after Hurricane Katrina.

‘It’s Who We Are’

NLRB General Counsel, Newly-Appointed by President Trump, Denies Workers Their Day in Court

(Detroit) — Late yesterday, at the direction of newly-appointed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb, the agency withdrew the complaint and cancelled the trial.

Jorge Rodriguez, an international representative from Region 5, led a group of UAW volunteers who worked tirelessly in six cities on the island for two weeks: As one of the first volunteer groups to arrive in Puerto Rico, we witnessed firsthand the ravages of Hurricane Maria. It’s no exaggeration to say that this storm will leave scars on the island for many years to come.

For Immediate Release:  Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 

Board rejects Columbia objections to December 2016 union vote and certifies GWC-UAW; workers call on administration to fulfill legal obligation to bargain with largest-ever graduate workers union at a private university

Elimination of the tax exemption for tuition waivers is one more example of how the Trump/GOP tax bill hurts working people, students, and our institutions of higher education.  This tax exemption, which has existed for years with consistent university support, is sound policy that enhances accessibility, inclusiveness and excellence in teaching and research at our great institutions of higher education.