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U A W   LOCAL 599,   "Working Together As One"

UAW Local 599 represents nearly 500 Active Members working for General Motors at the Flint Engine Operations North Facility and more than 9,000 Retired Members. 

Our hours of operation are Monday thru Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm.

Dues Office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00am-3:30pm

You can contact us by email at: uaw599@gmail.com

By phone at 810-238-1616 or Toll Free 1-888-414-2646.

Fax any documentation to us at 810-238-3378.

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‘Non-Union Union’ at Volkswagen Plant Loses Certification

A group billing itself as an alternative to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee has failed to meet minimum enrollment standards under the German automaker’s internal labor policy.

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When local UAW members want to know what’s happening in their local and what the issues are that bring them together – like who the best candidate for workers is in the upcoming election – there’s no one they trust more than their union local. The UAW members who make that communication happen work tirelessly, usually on their own time, to bring it to their union sisters and brothers. Using all the platforms available to them such as social media, photography, video, publications, websites, email, texting and more, the UAW-Local Union Communications Association (LUCA) on Aug. 25 honored those hardworking communicators for a job well done over the past year. Read more >>>

Local 6000 reaches tentative agreement with State of Michigan

*****BARGAINING UPDATE******


UAW Local 6000's bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with the state of Michigan in contract negotiations regarding wages and benefits for the two-year period beginning Oct. 1, 2017. The tentative agreement for the UAW members working for the state of Michigan includes wage increases in both years of the contract. In addition, there is no increase in costs or loss of any benefits in their insurance. UAW Local 6000 members will receive a 3 percent wage increase on Oct. 1, 2017, and a 2 percent wage increase on Oct. 2, 2018, pending ratification. Complete details will be available soon. Building and district meetings will be held for Local 6000 members around the state to explain this tentative agreement.

 

 

Please continue to visit the UAW Local 6000 website for further information.

MARION, Ind. — General Motors is investing $90.9 million in its Marion Metal Center plant to enhance the facility’s process capability and flexibility.

“This investment in stamping dies and equipment will align Marion Metal Center with GM’s future stamping strategy,” said Dan Hermer, GM North America Manufacturing manager. “This will enable our team to continue delivering quality to our stamping customers throughout North America.”

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More than 50 Flint elementary school students will learn and grow in a loving environment this summer at a new Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School sponsored by the Cynthia Estrada Charity Fund. The Freedom School will be administered by Bethel United Methodist Church – Flint, the only historically African-American church in the city. Read more >>>

Full Video: UAW president Dennis Williams hosts media roundtable

“Today is a great day for millions of hardworking Americans and working families because they are finally going to be rightfully paid for working overtime. I commend President Obama and Labor Secretary Perez for their leadership in adopting this commonsense rule that will raise the incomes of more than 4 million working people. The previous outdated overtime rules contained loopholes that many employers used for decades to exploit workers and deny them their earned pay. Read more >>>

Folds of Honor

 Over $20,000 raised for Folds of HonorOn August 15, 2015 Local 599/Local 659 and GM Flint Engine Operations hosted a golf scramble held at Sugarbush Golf Club for Folds of Honor and what a great day it was, great weather, great dinner, and great golf.
Folds of Honor provide scholarships to families of service men and women who have been disabled or killed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam.
Thanks to our many sponsors and golfers we were able to exceed our goal of raising $20,000 for this great cause and be able to help the families of our service men and women who serve our country so proudly giving of their life for us.
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Michigan is at a historic crossroads. The path we choose will define the economic future for generations of Michiganians.

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