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Every year, as I think about the Thanksgiving holiday, I always try to concentrate on the things that we as a union, and our sisters and brothers in solidarity everywhere, have to be thankful for. And, as always, there is much to be thankful for. But what to say about 2020?
Local 163 President Ralph Morris Jr. talks about the importance of certifying November's election results and making sure that every vote is counted.
The WJR Cares event, sponsored by the DTE Energy Foundation, will feature Detroit Goodfellows with a roundtable discussion on “The Paul W. Smith Show” and other interviews throughout the day DETROIT, October 15, 2020 – The Old Newsboys’ Goodfellow Fund of Detroit will be featured for a special Day of Giving during the all-day, on-air WJR Cares event, sponsored by the DTE Energy Foundation, this Friday, Oct. 16. WJR News Talk 760 will host a roundtable and interviews throughout the day with people related to the Detroit Goodfellows organization, including former Goodfellow package recipients and long-term supporters.
Bev talks with new members from UAW Local 2325, New York Legal Assistance Group, about their experience negotiating a first contract. In their jobs, they provide legal support to the poor.

Detroit - “UAW members are grateful to law enforcement authorities for putting aside in this very divisive time any partisan differences and breaking up perhaps the most direct threat to our U.S. democracy since the murder of President Abraham Lincoln and conspiracy against the U.S. Government. And we are thankful for the health and safety of all those who were targeted in this incident.

Just before Senator Kamala Harris takes the stage on Wednesday, join us for an exciting pre-debate event with special guests Mindy Kaling, Padma Lakshmi, Andra Day, DJ Cassidy, Maya and Meena Harris, Finnegan Biden, Senator Harris' Chief of Staff Karine Jean-Pierre, and more! We will discuss the historic nature of this debate and share what you can do over the next four weeks to ensure that we send Joe and Kamala to the White House.

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September 25, 2020 - UAW Region 9A’s Veteran’s Committee participated in the CT Veterans Stand Down .  The Stand Down is an annual event committed to helping Veterans by providing “one stop” access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community-based non-profits. Our Veteran’s Committee teamed up with Gemma Moran Food Bank and our siblings at UAW Local 571 Marine Draftsmen's Association (MDA) to provide food and a variety of snacks to CT’s Veterans.

Detroit -- Our thoughts and prayers are with the President, First Lady and White House staff for a quick recovery from COVID-19. UAW members know all too well the danger of this pandemic and we pray for the health and recovery of all who are infected, exposed or caring for family members.

By Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW America’s Postal service has been an essential institution that has connected every one of us as Americans even before we were a nation independent of Great Britain.