Welcome to the P&A, UAW Local 1979 Web Site. The purpose of this page is to keep the members of the Wayne State University Professional and Administrative Union informed and connected. Feel free to visit the page and send us an e-mail, or just keep up on the latest Union news.

Retirement Dinner

Friends of Chuck Hall
Invite you for an evening of fun and entertainment
Charles E. Hall
Friday, May 11, 2018
Cocktails at 5 p.m., Dinner at 6 p.m., Program at 7 p.m.
UAW Region  1
27800 Geroge Merrelli Drive
Warren, Michigan 48092

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Candidate Screening for Michigan Primary Election

We encourage each member who resides in Wayne, Oakland, or Macomb Counties to participate in candidate screening. The screening will begin at 5 p.m. on April 25th, 26th, 27th, and 30th at UAW Region 1, located at 27800 George Merrelli Dr., Warren, Michigan 48092

If you will be participating, please forward your name and contact information by April 23rd to Brian Negovan via facsimile at (586) 427-7142.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Brian Negovan at (586) 427-9200

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Active Shooter Training Video Links



Last Resort Active Shooter Survival Measures


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UAW Region 1 Spring Educational Program

UAW Region 1 Spring Educational Program


UAW Region 1 is offering six weeks of FREE educational workshops beginning Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Participants will have a choice between morning (10 a.m. -12 p.m.) or evening (5-7p.m.) workshops. Each workshop is for six consecutive weeks. Participants must attend five out of six training sessions to receive a Certificate of Completion. The certificates will be handed out in the 6th week of class.


Workshops being offered this season are:

Tuesday Classes: Morning or Evenings: (April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1,8) -Class size is limited to 45 students

Grievance Handling: This course teaches the skills needed to represent workers with grievance Topics to include: what is and is not a grievance, proper grievance investigation techniques and written grievance presentation skills.
Prerequisites: None

Collective Bargaining: This course will instruct members on how to negotiate a contract. The focus of this class includes proper bargaining table etiquette, preparing proposals, what information to request before bargaining and many more negotiating skills.
Prerequisites: None

Union Structure and Protocol: Participants will spend five weeks learning and discussing the protocols, “Do’s and Don’ts”, and basic UAW membership information. This course is designed for all members who want a better understanding of how the UAW works. It would be most valuable to the rank and file who are new to the UAW and its procedures. This course will review such topics as the UAW’s hierarchy, how and where dues dollars are distributed, as well as other grassroots level information.
Prerequisites: None

All workshops will be held at Region 1.


Please let me know if you’re interested in attending by March 29, 2018

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2018 UAW Walter and May Reuther Family Education Center Scholarship Program

Family Scholarship Application

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Michigan School for Women Workers


The 2018 Michigan School for Women Workers is open to all workers, union or non-union members, and leaders from a variety of organizations to learn together about new ideas, strategies, and skills to meet the needs and challenges facing workers in our ever-changing workplaces. We welcome participants of all genders and all cultural or ethnic backgrounds.


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2018 UAW Community Services Conference


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Make it In the USA Video Contest

USA Video Contest

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Director’s Scholarship

We are please to announce that UAW Region 1 scholarships are available to those students who are children or grandchildren of UAW Region 1 local union members and are graduating from high school this year, or are current college students. The scholarships will be awarded through the UAW Region 1 Director’s Scholarship Fund, administered by the Community Caring Program. The eligibility requirements and application form for the UAW Region 1 Director’s Scholarship are available (below.)

This scholarship program is open to all students who have reached a high level of scholastic achievement and are interested in continuing their education. We encourage all UAW Region 1 members and retirees who have children or grandchildren (who are still dependents and are entering college this fall or are already in college) to urge the students to apply for these scholarships.






The scholarship application packet is available at https://Region1.uaw.org

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Solidarity Wednesday

We are encouraging all our Union Sisters and Brothers to wear Red shirts to make a positive statement of workers standing together! The red shirt gives everyone a sense of unity and fellowship!Image result for UAW solidarity wednesday

So, if its Wednesday WEAR RED- Lets show solidarity!

Please submit pictures to office@uaw1979.org of all Union Sisters and Brothers wearing their red shirts. Pictures will be posted on UAW local 1979 Facebook page!

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