From The Director
How can I become a union activist?
Freightliner workers climb on board
Georgian parts distributors vote UAW, 42-6
Local 737’s rescue squad has been helping others for 33 years
Chrome into gold
It’s what UAW members do all the time
‘give some’ every year
Local 2069 veterans hold 10th annual Ride for Freedom
only one job ... or is it?
With FTAA, multinational corporations will
have greater financial incentives to move jobs and expand production across
all borderlines from the North Pole to the South Pole. Companies will
be able to cut costs and increase profits by exploiting impoverished workers
like Bonita in developing countries.
In politics, it’s what we do in-between that counts.
Many issues face working America today. Not only are we suffering the
effects of NAFTA, but the administration is pushing its so-called “free
trade” agenda to all of Central and South America.
are a’ bitin’ in Florida And Local 788 members are ready to
The anglers prepared to wet their lines and the Central
Florida Paralyzed Veterans of America’s 17th Annual Bass Fishing
Tournament was on.
winner is …
Six Region 8 local unions take honors at UAW editors’
Local 1832 out more than eight months
roll on Local 1577 first Ryder local in UAW
black dust … a diamond
Still union after all these years
In Drums, Pa., there sits a 100-year-old man in a nursing
home. He is one of the oldest UAW members in the world. Though partially
blind and paralyzed, his mind is still alert. His greatest joys are visits
from his daughter with her reading Solidarity magazine to him.
Once Doors Were Slammed in Their Faces
Now Freightliner workers have the power of
their own union
From the Director
It's your union. Help make it grow
Peterbilt Finds Out
When you've taken on one, you've taken on all
They Must Be Giants
Small local stands up to corporate power, greed
Bringing Labor, Community Together
Florida local co-sponsors Festival for the
Editor: Kelly Santiman
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to your local union president.
Gary Casteel, director
Donny Bevis, assistant director
Region 8 office
151 Maddox-Simpson Parkway
Lebanon, TN 37090-5345