Region 4


Here is the Illinois AFL-CIO Phone Bank Schedule and the CFL Labor Walk and Phone Bank 2014 Schedule. To all volunteers, please call the location before arriving. Let’s support and get out the vote for our candidates as this election cycle is very important and we can make a profound impact.

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The winner of the 2014 Region 4 V-CAP Grand Prize was drawn at the Fall Regional 4 Conference on Saturday, October 4, 2014.
The name of the $10,000 Grand Prize winner is:

Bruce Babics – active member of UAW Local 551 in Chicago, IL.

Listed below are the names of the other prize winners:

$3,000 First Prize Winner - Sherman Rotz, retired member of UAW Local 865 in East Moline, IL.

 $2,000 Second Prize Winner - Richard Kandel, retired member of UAW Local 879 in St. Paul, MN.

$1,000 Third Prize Winner - Shirley Cain, active member of UAW Local 588 in Chicago Heights, IL.

Gun Cabinet - Douglas Simms, active member of UAW Local 1268 in Belvidere, IL.

Joint Agreement Calls for MBUSI to be ‘UAW-Represented Facility’

For immediate release: October 3, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — At a news conference today, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI) employees and the UAW — with support from the Daimler World Employee Committee and the German automotive trade union IG Metall — announced the formation of UAW Local 112, a new local union providing representation for workers at the MBUSI assembly plant in Vance, Ala., near Tuscaloosa.

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Are You Registered to Vote?... We are in the midst of a Governors race that could mean dropping the minimum wage by a dollar per hour, or investing in our schools, communities and local infrastructure.

Are you registered to vote? Its never been easier:

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Our country's immigration system is broken. Reforming immigration will help protect all workers from exploitation and unfair competition. Without a pathway to citizenship, millions of workers are forced into a shadow economy and exploited by unscrupulous employers. When all workers are on equal footing, unscrupulous employers will not easily be able to pit one group of workers against another, driving down wages.


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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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