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April 10, 2015

Brothers & Sisters:

On April 9, 2015, a member from UAW Local 592 had his home flattened by a tornado in Rochelle, Illinois. Eloy Hernandez is an Experienced Certified Test Operator for United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS) in Rockford, Illinois.

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UAW Local 1268 Financial Secretary Mike Moe, President George Welitschinsky, and Chrysler Plant Manager, Dominic Ventola, with employees of Alpine Bank in Kirkland, IL. Read more >>>

Brothers and Sisters,

Illinois House bill 3438 Buy North American passed the House on Tuesday April 22, 2015 by a vote of 70-42. Thank you to all of our members who lobbied their legislators and made this possible.

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Please click here to view the PDF view of the 2014 UAW Constitution



The UAW strongly opposes Fast Track because, Fast Track has led to unfair trade practices that have left millions of American workers out of work. 


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Issue Number: IR-2014-114
Inside This Issue

New Standard Mileage Rates Now Available; Business Rate to Rise in 2015
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2015 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
Beginning on Jan. 1, 2015, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup or panel truck will be:

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– April 7, 2015 – The United Auto Workers announced today the ratification of the contract with New York University which covers over 1200 graduate employees, members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee-UAW Local 2110, who perform various functions for the university including teaching and research.  Once again, this  makes NYU the only private university in the country with a unionized graduate employee workforce.  The agreement was ratified by 99% of the membership, with nearly 1,000 members voting. Read more >>>

Save the date for 2015 LUCA Conference: June 7-12

Solidarity Magazine and film features Mar.-Apr. 2015

Exhibition DVDs are now available. Purchases will greatly aid the wide distribution and promotion of this important film, especially toward the effort to educate and activate young generations. Attached is an Order Form for your convenience.

Additional info can be found on the following website:

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