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Standing Committees


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CAP Committee

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Chaplaincy Committee

Message from your Chaplain

Dear Local 218 Members, Contract Negotiations are rapidly approaching, and it’s time for us to come together as one. We are only strong 💪 if we stand together. "Together we're strong, divided we fall." We need to demonstrate that we are strong in body, by...

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Holiday Message from Chaplain Derrick Jackson

My name is Chaplain Derrick Jackson, and I bring greetings to Our Union Membership Local#218. It saddens me to witness how our membership is turning against one another throughout Our Union. None of us are perfect. I am sure we can all recall times where we made...

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Greetings from the Chaplain’s Committee

Hello, my name is Derrick Jackson and I am the Chairman of the Chaplaincy Committee, and my Co-chairman is retired Chaplain Delton Parker. The purpose of our committee is to provide Chaplaincy services to our union brothers and sisters and their families! Some...

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Communications Committee

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Community Services

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Union Doctors Info:



Robert E. Grant Southeast Dallas (972) 557-7000

Brian Harrison Grand Prairie (972) 237-5959

Eric Prall Carrollton (214) 546-5936

Monte Anderson Arlington (817) 533-8000

Randall Wilds Ft. Worth (817) 831-3388

Christi Farrel Garland (214) 575-7770

Robert Dasilva Lewisville (972) 436-4434

Mathew DeGaetano Lewisville (972) 436-4434

Trace Alexander Addison (972) 488-9686

Serge P. Francois Oak Cliff (214) 948-6500

Nick Mirro Dallas (469) 688-2151

Consumer Affairs

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Education Committee

Health & Safety


UAW Sisters and Brothers, Summer time is upon us and a time for vacations, R&R, family time, or just relaxing at the pool.  Keep safety in mind for you and your family. Spending time outdoors working on home projects, shopping, exercising, visiting grandparents,...

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Worker’s Memorial Day

Sisters and Brothers, Workers’ Memorial Day is observed every year on this date 4/28/17, it is also the day OSHA was established in 1971. We will be remembering all workers who have died in work place tragedies as well as those seriously injured due to workplace...

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Our Road to Safety

Union Sisters & Brothers I would like to start by asking you to consider two things pertaining to Safety. The same process that has been in place for years and most of these processes are broken processes that need a complete overhaul. The second is for those that...

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Greetings Union Sisters and Brothers

Greetings Union Sisters and Brothers, Summer is coming to a close, bring in autumn, for some that means decorating our homes, (remember your Ladder Safety rules) home winterization time, for others much needed holiday relaxation time, as well as traveling to Grandma’s...

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Winter Health & Safety

Greetings Sisters and Brothers, Hoping all went well with Christmas and New Year¡¦s bringing a time for much needed rest and relaxation, if you were able to receive some R& R during the Holidays. May this be a prosperous year in every aspect of Health and Safety,...

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Ladder Safety

Greetings Sisters and Brothers Wishing you and your families a safe, healthy and happy Christmas holiday season from my family to your families. May the Lord’s blessings be with you all year long. With each Christmas come the potential for ladder accidents. Please...

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Human Rights Committee

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Recreation Committee

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UAW Local 218 hosts a retiree’s lunch on the 4th Wednesday of each month (January-October). The date changes for the November & December lunches to the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Please bring a dish to share with the group during the months of January-October. Lunch starts at 11am.

2020 Lunch Dates: 

January 22, 2020

February 26, 2020

March 25, 2020

April 22, 2020

May 27, 2020

June 24, 2020

July 22, 2020

August 26, 2020

September 23, 2020

October 28, 2020

November 11, 2020

December 9, 2020

Retiree’s Lunch

UAW Local 218 hosts a retiree's lunch on the 4th Wednesday of each month (January-October). The date changes for the November & December lunches to the 2nd Wednesday of the month. Please bring a dish to share with the group during the months of January-October....

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Skilled Trades

Welcome to Skilled Trades

Welcome to Skilled Trades! Hello, Brothers and Sisters. I am Don Grundy, the Skilled Trades Chairman for our Local. A Skilled Trades Journeyman's Card is something to be proud of. It takes eight years to get this card and not everyone can receive one. I know there are...

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Veteran’s Committee

Veteran Photos Needed

ATTENTION VETERAN’S To all UAW Local 218 Veteran’s We are proud to announce that we now have a Veteran’s cabinet in our union hall lobby! We would like to invite you to bring your service pictures to be displayed in this case to honor you and your time served!...

Increasing Social Security Benefits

See the web site and notes below to possibly increase your Social Security Benefits. DD Form 214—Social Security Benefit, please share this with anyone who had active duty service between January 1957 to December 31, 2001 and planning for retirement. In a nutshell it...

Support the Troops!

Everyone is always talking about supporting our troops, but they only think about the ones that have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, we forget about our troops that are stationed in other countries with their families. I have found out about a very simple way...

Update for Veterans

I would just like to share with the veterans that we were able to get our foot in the door with the company. Here at plant 5 the company provided the veterans with cake ,coffee and punch plus a little ceremony that was real nice to go with it . Our Union President...

Veteran Information Collection

We have received about 20 names so far from our veterans. I would like to allow one more month to let any veteran that hasn’t replied to do so. Then we are going to try to get an organizing meeting together and see where we can go from there. email your contact info...

Did You Know?

Did You Know? Attention all vets with a VA disability rating of at least 10 percent. Did you know that the State of Texas will grant you, through your local taxing authority, an additional exemption on your property taxes? The exemption amount is determined by your...

Women’s Committee

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