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

September 28, 2023
Director Smith Joins Local 2406 On The Picket Line
Photos From The Picket Line

UAW SWFL Retiree Council
October Meeting Planned

Andrew Spar, President Of Florida Education Association And Kender Plowden, An Executive Assistant At F.E.A Join Striking UAW Members
September 27, 2023
Region 8 Voices-
Local 862 Member Timmy Janes
September 26, 2023

Strike Update- Local 2083

UAW Region 8 Director Tim Smith Visits Picket Lines at Locals 860, 816 and 2360

AD George Palmer Joins Local 1649 Orlando, FL On The Picket Line

Texas AFL-CIO Statement of Solidarity on UAW Auto Strike Coming to Texas Facilities

U.S. President Joe Biden to Join UAW President Shawn Fain and Stand Up Strikers on Picket Line

President Biden Urges Striking Auto Workers To ‘Stick With It’ In Picket Line Visit Unparalleled In History

Region 8 Director Tim Smith Visits Picket Lines in Georgia and West Virginia

September 25, 2023
UAW Region 8 Members Participate in
Tennessee NAACP
UAW Region 8 Staff Retiree Tom Savage Honored
September 24, 2023
Region 8 Voices-
Local 400 Member Twilla Parker
Winchester Star- Auto Workers Expand Strike To 38 Sites Including Mopar Distribution Center In Frederick County
Strike Update- Local 2360 - Local 2404

September 23, 2023
Region 8 Members on the Picket Line

NAACP walking the line with
UAW Local 2406 Memphis, Tennessee.

Local 2083 Tuscaloosa Alabama
2360 Stellantis Mopar Dallas TX
Today at GM local 2404

September 22, 2023
UAW Expands Strike At GM and Stellantis
UAW Local 2404 GM Charlotte, North Carolina, parts distribution center on strike.
UAW Local 868 PDC Mopar in Atlanta, Georgia Standing Up.
UNA Bigelow Passes
UAW Local 862 Host Stand Up Rally
Local 2083 Enters Day Three of Strike

September 21, 2023
You are the U In Union! Join Us Today!
September 20, 2023
Bargaining Update- Local 862 Rally
Region 8 Voices-
Local 2195 Member Lue Adams

Local 2083 Votes Down ZF Offer,
Rallies For Strong Contract

September 19, 2023
UAW Region 8 T-Shirt Offers
UAW In The News
September 18, 2023
Local 1853 Ready To Stand Up
September 17, 2023
Local 1590 Day Of Caring Project
Improves Historic Cemetery

UAW On The Sunday Morning Talk Shows
Region 8 Voices-
Local 1407 Member Lisa Lane

September 16, 2023
UAW Local 862 Travel To Detroit To Join Rally
Check Out the Region 8 Supporting Bargaining Page

September 15, 2023
Region 8 Statement on Automotive Strikes
Region 8 Leadership Supporting Local 2083
September 14, 2023
Get Contract Updates Here
Local 129 Members Standing In Support of
Detroit Three Bargaining

September 13, 2023
Region 8 Voices-
Local 862 Member Juan Terry

September 9, 2023
Central Labor Council Of
Middle Tennessee Labor Day Rally

Region 8 Voices-
Local 1407 Member Sedric Savage

September 07, 2023
Region 8 Voices-

Local 1183 Member Mack McDonaugh
Region 8 Voices-
Local 862 Member Johnny Cordova
September 03, 2023
Region 8 Voices-

Local 862 Member Johnny Cordova





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