LOCAL 551

UNITED AUTOMOBILEAEROSPACEAGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT WORKERS OF AMERICA

Committees

Built With Pride Committee – This committee works in solidarity with the other unions and working people struggling for fairness, respect and justice on their jobs and in their community.

Chaplaincy Committee – This committee works to support our fellow members during times of stress,hardship and need. The committee does not exist to promote religion of any kind and anyone with a caring heart can be a member of the Chaplaincy Committee regardless of religious, gender or social backgrounds.

Communications Committee – This committee puts together a publication that informs and educates the local membership. Members have experience in writing, graphic design, websites and social media.

Community Services Committee – This Committee works through public and private organizations to assure that members faced with problems in emergency situations get relief when needed. Strike insurance benefits are handled by this committee when local unions are forced to demonstrate their economic strength.

Constitution and Bylaws Committee – This committee set out the rule by which the local Union Operates with the constitution. Members of this committee are responsible for submitting original and/or amended bylaw provisions to the local union membership for discussion and approval. The committee monitors the required local union bylaws amendment procedure to ensure compliance with the current bylaws and constitutional provisions.

Consumer Affairs Committee –  Members of this committee strive to keep the membership informed on various consumer protection activities such as child labor, truth in lending truth in packaging,advertising,utilities,consumer fraud and credit.

Education Committee– The education committee provides classes, materials and information
based on membership needs such as new membership orientation, leaders in action, union involvement and planning.

Member to Member Committee – This committee is a program that must reach all levels of our membership. To accomplish this formal structure endures that every member will be contacted. This committee will consist of one coordinator, organizers, communicators and members to communicate with the membership.

Motor Cycle Committee– The UAW Motor Cycle Committee is a non profit organization who that is active sponsoring local charity events raising money for charitable organizations such as VA hospitals, battered women’s shelters, homeless shelters, children’s centers and various other youth programs.

Recreation Committee – Recreation, which includes leisure time activities such as picnics, bowling leagues and etc.

Skilled Trades Committee – This committee voices concerns with respect to skilled trades issues and is involved with community outreach where their particular skills may be of use.

Union Label Committee – This committee helps to emphasize the importance of supporting those goods and services produced by unions under union-won working conditions. This Committee brings those products to the attention of our members.

Veteran’s Committee– The veterans committee is dedicated to advocating for political and social concerns of veterans.

Women’s Committee – The Women’s Committee works to further the gains of women in the workplace as well as society. This committee informs and educates to broaden the scope of traditional women’s roles.

Young Workers Committee- This committee inspires the next generation of Ford employees by educating them about the UAW. Today’s workforce is tomorrow’s leaders. Leadership begins with us and will continue to grow through our relentless efforts to educate our Union members.