Nov 26th -Office Closed

Due to inclement weather the UAW offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. We would also like to remind you that the offices are closed Thursday and Friday for the holiday. We hope you will all have a safe and enjoyable holiday. Our offices will reopen Monday, December 1st.

11/18/2014 Goddard Staff Bargaining Update


On November 18, the Goddard Staff Bargaining Committee met with management to negotiate a first agreement for the union. Following up on our October 30 bargaining session, where we were able to come to tentative agreement on “Union Recognition”, “Discipline and Discharge”, “Non-Discrimination”, “Sexual Harassment”, “Personnel Files”, “Notices”, “Severability”, “Union Security”, “Labor/Management Committee”, “Residency Employees”, and “Probation … Continue reading

Scholarship Announcement

Traditionally, the Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO award six $500 scholarships to high school seniors in the spring. Due to the low response this year, we have two $500 scholarships still available. At the October monthly meeting, the body voted to offer the two remaining scholarships to college freshman who are children of members of unions affiliated with the Central Labor … Continue reading