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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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UAW CALLS TESLA ALLEGATION THAT WORKER JOSE MORAN IS ON UNION PAYROLL “FAKE NEWS”

“Mr. Moran is not and has not been paid by the UAW. We would hope that Tesla would apologize to their employee, Mr. Moran, for spreading fake news about him. We can confirm that Mr. Moran and others at Tesla have approached the UAW, and we welcome them with open arms.”

Click here to read Jose’s Medium post about the how workers are treated at Tesla here.

Celebrate White Shirt Day February 11!

February 11 is White Shirt Day. Show solidarity for all workers by wearing a white shirt.

February is Black History Month, and we’re taking a look back on the contributions of African-American leaders within the UAW like Ruben Burks.

Ruben Burks’ long history of unionism and advocacy for social justice started in 1955 when he began working as an assembler at the former General Motors Fisher Body Plant 2 in Flint where he joined UAW Local 598...

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Statement from UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell on FCA US Profit-Sharing Announcement

 “Today FCA US announced that UAW members will get an average of $5,000 in profit-sharing payments. Based on the new contract formula that UAW members bargained in 2015 negotiations, some employees could be eligible for higher payments based on compensated hours.

UAW members at FCA US are proud of the quality Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM products they produce, and through collectively bargained profit-sharing, the hard work and success of our members’ is rewarded.”

COMMUNITY LEADERS, CLERGY, WORKER ADVOCATES LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE NISSAN DEALERS AND BUYERS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Community leaders, elected officials, faith leaders, labor unions, student groups and racial justice organizations today protested at Nashville’s Action Nissan dealership...

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  “This morning, Ford Motor Co. announced their 2016 North American full-year profits of $9 billion. This is exciting news as our members will each see a significant profit-sharing financial payout per the 2015 collective bargaining agreement... Read more >>>

 The following article first appeared as part of the Labor Voices series at the Detroit News

Eight years ago, Barack Obama became the first African-American president. This was a major event in our nation’s history in and of itself. But he brought with him a message of hope and change that invigorated political participation that this country hadn’t seen in decades...

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UAW Women are Taking on 2017!

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UAW Vice President Estrada Says Thank You to Women’s March Participants

 

 

 The UAW-FCA-Ford-General Motors Legal Services Plan that was negotiated in 2015 contracts will begin taking cases on Wednesday, Jan. 25... 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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