UAW-Ford Chaplains

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The UAW/Ford Diversity Chaplains were on hand to help out at UAW Local 3000 in conjunction with Monroe County Opportunity Program to hand out 250 meals to Monroe residents. The Chaplains lead prayer when requested to do so. The event was a great success. Steve Gonzales UAW Local President, UAW

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Habitat for Humanity Oakland County and UAW-Ford

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Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County and Robert and Dorothea Hay would like to express our sincere gratitude to the UAW-Ford team for funding and building their ramp. Click on the image to read the entire story.

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KTP Quality Award for Dennis Lambert

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Dennis Lambert a Tool Maker from Kentucky Truck Plant received a Quality Award when he realized the plant was having an issue with the spring loaded steel pin in the plasma guide wearing a groove in the plasma retaining cap that it rides on. This groove allows the guide to

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ESSP Reps serving meals at COTS

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On Saturday, June 28, 2014 the ESSP Department and the ESSP Reps from the plants locally went to feed the homeless at COTS (Coalition On Temporary Shelters) at 26 Peterboro Detroit, MI. COTS (Coalition On Temporary Shelter) exists to alleviate homelessness by providing an array of services that enable people

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Special Projects Youth Jam

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UAW/Ford sponsored a Safe Summer Youth Jam & Family Health Fair at the Butzel Family Center Detroit, MI yesterday June 26, 2014 from 12:00PM to 6:00 pm. Family’s came to win prizes, play games and get health screenings at the City of Detroit Recreations Department. This special free day of

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Skill Trades Veterans Welding Program

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This 6 week course was held at the Technical Training Center in Lincoln Park, MI.  All participants learned how to set-up, maintain and use various welding process to permanently join metal parts.  The welding methods they learned included the following: Shielded Metal Arc Welding Gas Metal Arc Welding Gas Tungsten

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Benefits Conference June 17, thru June 19, 2014

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In June, the Union Benefit Representatives and NFD Benefits Staff performed landscaping, decorating, sorting, clean up, assembly of hygiene kits and other tasks to assist the Alternative For Girls location in Detroit. This non-profit organization assists homeless girls and young women by providing housing, career counseling and a variety of

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ERT members save an employee’s life (Woodhaven)

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ERT members Lee Wolf (left) and Brian Mullins (Right) arrived on scene and took over performing CPR, including use of the defibrillator. The ERT members worked tirelessly, until the employees heart started beating again at which time he was transported to the local Emergency room. It is without a doubt

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UAW-Ford Helps Kick Off Veterans Village for Memorial Day

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Detroit, MI–This Memorial Day weekend, UAW-Ford, Habitat for Humanity Detroit, the Michigan Veterans Association, and Bank of America donated the first house in the new Veterans Village project. The project aims to provide safe, clean, affordable housing to Veterans in need while also revitalizing a neighborhood suffering from blight. Initially,

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