UAW Local 1853

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The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) awarded the $6 billion contract for the next generation of postal vehicles to Oshkosh Defense, a company with a reputation for tough military trucks built with union labor with just a small number of electric vehicles on order.

But instead of using this opportunity to expand quality jobs under a decades-old union contract, the company plans to refurbish a vacant warehouse in another state and build these vehicles without a commitment to union wages or representation.

Let’s Build Back Better and put letter carriers in union-made vehicles that are good for the planet. Add your name and sign the petition if you agree.

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Chair: David Ryder

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The Veterans Committee seeks members who are willing to represent the interest of all active and retired UAW Veterans and their families. This committee is dedicated to advocating for the political and social concerns of Veterans.

This is accomplished through leadership, guidance and education on matters of concern, such as:

Chair: Michael Ray
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Article 44 of the UAW Constitution lays out the mandatory standing committees for local unions. Union Label comes second – right after Constitution and Bylaws. Article 54, Section 8 adds: “All Local Unions shall have an appointed or elected Union Label Committee that must function.”

Chair: Sherry Creps

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Purpose of the Committee