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Detroit — I watched in horror last week and this weekend, along with the rest of our nation, as the headlines rolled in once again with reports of bloodshed, terror, tragedy and sensel

In this issue’s cover story, some UAW members outline what they say they would like to see President Biden tackle early in his term.

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Detroit - On behalf of the UAW and all my sisters and brothers, I want to extend our sympathies and prayers on this tragic day to the families of the 10 victims in Boulder, Colorad

Applications are now available for the 2021-2022 school year.  This year, we will be giving away three scholarships:  one (1) $500 scholarship and two (2) $250 scholarships.  Recipients must be enrolled in a program by the fall semester of 2021.   Applications must be postmarked by June 1, 2021 to be eligible.  

There will be a Membership Meeting on Saturday, April 10, 2021 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Best Western Hotel & Convention Center at 1 North Main Street in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  We are starting out cautiously and see how it goes.  Coffee, water and soda will be provided.  

Due to the pandemic and social distancing, the steward meetings will be split into two days.  First shift on one day and second shift the next day.  

Chief Steward John Blake is retiring and UAW Local 578 is in need of a Chief Steward to fill his position on the Bargaining Committee.

UAW Local 578 has chaplains at most of the plants who are ready to help you.  All contact is held in strict confidence.  Or you can contact the Chaplaincy Committee toll-free at 1-888-279-9518.  

Union Financial, Inc. is providing free Virtual Retirement/Financial Readiness Education Webinars in 2021 on every second and third Wednesday of every month 10:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. CST.   Please see the attached flyer for the topics each month and directions on how to participate.  

This is available to all union members.