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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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March is Women’s History Month. From the sit-down strikes of 1936-37 through the war years of Rosie the Riveter, from the postwar fight for jobs to today’s campaigns for pay equity and safe workplaces, women have played a key role in UAW history. Side by side, women and men are building a stronger union every day. We salute UAW women everywhere... Read more >>>

Detroit Urban League honors UAW Ford’s Jimmy Settles

(WJBK) – This week the Detroit Urban League holds their signature event The Salute to Distinguished Warriors, honoring leaders in human and civil rights.

Another one of the honorees is a labor leader with a commitment to service – Jimmy Settles.

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 The following is a statement from UAW President Dennis Williams regarding today’s passage of S.J. Res. 27 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness.”

In a slap to the face of American workers, the Senate vote today to rollback workplace protections that have existed for over forty years...

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Labor Voices: Nissan rejects dialogue with workers

Canton, Miss. – Earlier this month, top executives at Nissan North America received a letter from supporters of the Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan (MAFFAN), a coalition of civil rights leaders, ministers and worker advocates who support Nissan employees’ efforts to form a union…

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The Ryan Health Care Bill puts retirement at risk by making massive cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.

Speaker Ryan and House Republicans want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and replace it with a bill that gives millions in tax breaks to the rich. They want to pay for those tax breaks by taxing your benefits and stealing Medicare and Medicaid funds.

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March is Women’s History Month. From the sit-down strikes of 1936-37 through the war years of Rosie the Riveter, from the postwar fight for jobs to today’s campaigns for pay equity and safe workplaces, women have played a key role in UAW history. Side by side, women and men are building a stronger union every day. We salute UAW women everywhere. Here’s the story of one noteworthy UAW woman: Read more >>>

FCA Global Union Alliance Plans First U.S. Conference in Detroit

Union leaders whose members work at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Group around the world will convene in March to seek solutions to problems of mutual concern to the company and its unions...

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“The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirmed that under the Ryan health care plan Americans would be forced to pay more money for less coverage. At the same time the bill grants hundreds of billions in tax breaks to corporations and a $7 million annual tax break to the 400 wealthiest U.S. households... Read more >>>

UAW and Caterpillar reach tentative agreement

 The Caterpillar UAW bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement.

No details will be publicly released until Caterpillar UAW members have had a chance to review the agreement and highlights, and vote on the agreement.

UAW members should check with their local unions which will set meetings, including date, time and place to review the details of the contract and conduct ratification votes next week.

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March 10, 2017

To the March for Science Organizers:

As President of the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW), I am writing to request that our organization be added as a partner for the March for Science on April 22.

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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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