Building Our Unions and
Protecting Our Communities

Welcome to the UAW Region 8 website. The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America, with members in virtually every sector of the economy.

UAW-represented workplaces range from multinational corporations, small manufacturers and state and local governments to colleges and universities, hospitals and private non-profit organizations.

The International Union is broken down into nine regions. Region 8 includes 40,000 members in the states of Tennessee
West VirginiaNorth CarolinaSouth CarolinaMississippiAlabamaGeorgiaKentuckyFloridathe District of ColumbiaMarylandDelawareNew MexicoArkansasTexasLouisianaOklahoma, and the following counties of Pennsylvania: Franklin, Cumberland, Adams, York.

Tim Smith is the Director of Region 8.
George Palmer is the Assistant Director of Region 8.

The purpose to the Region 8 website is to tell the public:

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Region Office
Read a welcome from our Director Tim Smith.


To Read the UAW Constitution Click Here

Region Offices
UAW Region 8
151 Maddox-Simpson Parkway
Lebanon, TN 37090-5345
TEL: (615) 443-7654
FAX: (615) 443-7697

UAW Region 8 Dallas Office
Eldorado Towers
8787 N Stemmons FWY Suite 350
Dallas, Texas 75247
TEL: 214-267-6550

Latest News From Region 8

April 16, 2024
UAW Releases New Video, “Leftover Money,” on Daimler’s Shameless Profit-hoarding as Workers Prepare to Stand Up

April 11, 2024
Day Three Of the Region 8 Leadership Meeting

DNTA Council At the Bargaining Table

April 10, 2024
Day Two Of The Region 8 Leadership Conference

April 9, 2024
Day One of the Region 8 Leadership Conference
State of Georgia Recognizes Retired
Region 8 Director Mitchell Smith

April 05, 2024
Mercedes-Benz Workers in Alabama File for Union Election as Southern Autoworkers Stand Up to Join the UAW

April 4, 2024
Obituary for Former Region 3 Rep Michael Mathis
UAW SWFL Retiree Council Meeting May 14, 2024
April 3, 2024
Local 967 Supporting Striking Teamsters
UAW/Daimler Opening Contract Negotiations - Charlotte, NC
UAW/Daimler Rally in Statesville, NC.
Heavy Truck STAND UP!

April 3, 2024
Facebook Live Stand Up For Members At Daimler Truck

April 1, 2024
Rally Planned At Local 3520 To Support Bargaining At Daimler Truck

March 31, 2024
Local 2195 April Retiree Chapter Meeting Planned
March 30, 2024

Region 8 National Women’s Day Video By Amanda Goins
Looking Back on Women’s History Month

March 28, 2024
For Retired Workers- the 2024 Elections
Are About Defending Social Security

March 28, 2024
UAW Region 8 Statement on the
Francis Scott Key Bridge Incident

Local 2164 Assembler Newsletter
March 27, 2024
Region 8 Director Tim Smith Addresses Belmont Law Students

March 26, 2024
Sign Up For LUCA Today-
LUCA Conference is April 28-May 3

March 21, 2024
UAW Region 8 Spring CAP Meeting Day Two and Three
UAW Region 8 Rosie The Riveters!

March 20, 2024
UAW Region 8 Spring CAP Meeting

March 19, 2024
Today, Volkswagen Workers In Chattanooga
Filed For Their Election To Join The UAW

March 14, 2024
UAW Region 8 Ask Members To Join in the Effort to Remember
“Rosie the Riveter”

UAW Local 5287 Members Ramping Up For Contract Talks

March 12, 2024
UAW President Fain Attends State of the Union Address
March 11, 2024

Local 868 Celebrate International Womens’ Day

March 8, 2024
Bill To Remove The Deadline to
Ratify The Equal Rights Amendment

March 6, 2024

2024 Financial Officers Conference Day Three
2024 Financial Officers Conference Day Two

March 5, 2024
UAW Northwest Arkanasas Retiree Newsletter 2024
Local 5286 Bargaining Team Hard At Work On Local Contract

March 4, 2024
2024 Financial Officers Conference Begins

March 2, 2024
Locals 3047 and 3063 In Contract Talks

March 1, 2024
Negotiations Underway At UAW Local 3520

Updated Skilled Trades Info

February 29, 2024
Not Like It Used To Be-
Daimler Truck Workers Gear Up for Historic Contract Fight

February 27, 2024

Kentucky Joins the 28 States Working to Roll Back Child Labor Laws






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