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On January 25, 2020, President Tayloe presented Sheboygan Area CAP Council President, Tom Stoelb, with the Sheboygan Area CAP Council Lifetime Achievment Award.

Throughout the year, Local 833 active and retired members participate in the Local's raffles. Most the money raised, goes towards scholarships.

On March 2, 2019 we held our annual Casino Night. On May 18th we were very excited to give 8 local charities the profits of that night. Each charity listed received $1,500.

Fighting for the middle class! UAW National CAP Conference was held in Washington D.C., Feb. 2-5, 2020. Delegates: Tim Tayloe, Julie Caldwell, Shawn Lehmann, Jamie Caldwell & Bob Lafave, (Local 1472) had the opportunity to talk with WI Senator Tammy Baldwin & the aid to House of Representative, Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr.

UAW President Rory Gamble is calling on American's to come together in the wake of the death of George Floyd, and the disturbances that followed.  WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert spoke with Gamble...
The Union Plus Mortgage Assistance Program is a solid resource for union members during difficult times, especially during a layoff. The program, administered through the AFL-CIO Mutual Benefit Plan, provides interest-free loans and grants to help make mortgage payments for members who are disabled, unemployed, locked out or on strike, or on layoff. Members who qualify for the Mortgage Assistance loan benefit also receive a one-time grant of $1,000.

I want to send a message to the family of George Floyd. I cannot begin to imagine what you are going through in these hours after your son’s tragic and needless death. As a father and grandfather, I want to personally extend my most heartfelt sympathy to your family.

This global pandemic is a worldwide tragedy on so many levels for so many people, and the full impact is still an unknown. But what is not unknown is one undeniable, shameful story of inequality, of lost opportunity, of wasted minds and hearts, and of unnecessary pain and suffering.

When Ford Motor Company’s Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky, stopped production in March to prevent the spread of COVID-19, UAW Local 862 member and registered nurse Denise Butsch remained on duty. As one of the local’s six nurses, she answered calls and talked with members who had questions about the virus and resources, or anxiety surrounding the pandemic...
This Memorial Day, let us all take time to remember and honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country...