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

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
UAW SWFL Retiree Council Meeting March 12, 2024
Kentucky Joins the 28 States Working to Roll Back Child Labor Laws

February 19, 2024
UAW Local 3520 February Newsletter
February 13, 2024

February 8, 2024
2024 White Shirt Day

UAW Region 8 Supports Collective Bargaining Bill
For Graduate Students

February 7, 2024

February 6, 2024

Local 2195 February Retiree Chapter Meeting Planned
February 1, 2024
Hyundai Can’t Wait- Alabama Autoworkers Unionizing

Local 2164 Newsletter
January 30, 2024
Fire Fighters Vote To Join Local 967

January 29, 2024
UAW President Shawn Fain on CNN
January 25, 2024

Day Three of the National CAP Conference
(thanks to Todd Horton of UAW Local 1853 and Kasey King of UAW Local 2164 for the photos)

Jan 24 2024
UAW Endorses Joe Biden for President of the United States

January 23, 2024
National CAP Conference Day Two

January 22, 2024
National CAP Conference Begins

January 16, 2024
Local 3520 Newsletter
January 10, 2024

Remembering Dr. King –
Buried in Birmingham:
A Legacy of Hate and The Slaughter of Innocents

30% Of Mercedes-Benz Workers In Alabama
Sign Union Cards

January 8, 2024

Opening At The International Union Women's Department

December 30, 2023

New Year's Message From
Region 8 Director Tim Smith and AD George Palmer

December 26, 2023
Local 3062 Christmas Party Photos
and Toy Drive

December 18, 2023
Holiday Message From Region 8 Director Tim Smith

December 13, 2023
Local 1407 Leadership Meet With
Tennessee State Representative Gloria Johnson

December 11, 2023

Workers at Honda, Hyundai and VW Stand Up to Management Intimidation, File Unfair Labor Practice Charges; UAW President Fain to Address Union-Busting on Facebook Live Tonight, 5 p.m. ET

Obituary and Service for Ray Davis

December 10, 2023
Forging the Future

Region 8 Establishes Director’s Award

UAW Retired Workers Advisory Council
Member Ray Davis Passes

December 9, 2024
Get Your Region 8 Shirts For Christmas Presents!
December 7, 2023
Volkswagen Workers in Chattanooga Launch Public Campaign to Join UAW with Over 1,000 Workers Signed Up
December 6, 2023
Spring Hill Temps Transition
December 5, 2023
These Hands Video By The UAW

December 4, 2023

2024 UAW Region 8 Schedule

Thousands of Autoworkers Launch Campaigns to Join the UAW at More than a Dozen Automakers

Today, Thousands Of Autoworkers At More Than A Dozen Automakers Launched Campaigns To Join The UAW






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