UAW Local 598 Members News

LOC Members Elect Their First CHAIRPERSON and ALTERNATE

Congratulations to Brother Jason Buczak and Sister Takeisha Hillard

Local 598 President Ryan Buchalski performs the swearing-in of LOC Chairperson Jason Buczak and Alternate Takeisha Hillard.

Congratulations to Brother Jason Buczak and Sister Takeisha Hillard 

Jason was elected to the Chair/Committeeperson position, and Takeisha was elected Alternate Committeeperson.  The elections took place on March 17th, and the LOC membership now has
its first Bargaining Unit at Flint Assembly.  A special thanks to the Election Committee for their commitment
to ensuring confidence and integrity were present throughout.  Thank you to everyone who took an
interest in your Local Union and ran for a position, and also to the LOC membership for taking the time to exercise your right to vote.

Detroit - On behalf of the UAW and all my sisters and brothers, I want to extend our sympathies and prayers on this tragic day to the families of the 10 victims in Boulder, Colorad

Detroit -- On behalf of the entire UAW and all my brothers and sisters, I want to extend our heartfelt sympathies and prayers to the families of the victims of Tuesday’s horrific s

Former UAW Vice President Richard Shoemaker passed away Friday March 12 at the age of 81.

By Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW A month into a tumultuous start of a new year, a new year following the most chaotic year in America that any living person can remember, I am seeing signs that the work in the streets and in our hospitals and at our voting booths far and wide, are saying even in states no one thought we would have captured after 2016, that even though we have been hit hard on so many fronts, it’s our front line that is now advancing for the greater good. It is divisiveness and hate that must retreat; it is science that will now confront COVID-19. And it is Americans of color who overcame at the polls to deliver the House, the Senate and the Presidency....
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“We want to wish Scott Sandefur the best of luck in his new role and his retirement in 2021.  Scott is a man of integrity and credibility.  We saw issues between G.M. and the UAW differently many times while working together.  During those time of disagreements, he did not compromise his values or credibility while performing his duties.

On behalf of the UAW, we wish Scott all the best in the future.”