About Us

We are more than auto workers, we are:

One of the largest and most progressive unions in Western Massachusetts. We are a part of the UAW Region 9A, representing about 50,000 workers in the Northeast & Puerto Rico.

UAW Local 2322 is an amalgamated local representing some 4.300 workers primarily in Western Massachusetts at 26 workplaces. We are a diverse local, representing people from a wide range of cultural, economic, educational, and national backgrounds. Our members work in the fields of higher education, early childhood development, health & human services, and beyond. These jobs include:

  • Outreach Worker
  • Paraprofessional
  • Visitation Specialists
  • Counselors
  • Direct Care staff
  • Hotline/Crisis worker
  • Teachers & Aides
  • Support Staff
  • Childcare Workers
  • Clinicians
  • Drivers
  • Nurses
  • Maintenance
  • Housing Specialists
  • Advocates
  • Case Managers
  • Group Leaders/Coordinators
  • Nurse & Health Specialists
  • Research Assistants
  • Housekeepers
  • Kitchen Staff
  • College Faculty
  • Resident Assistants
  • …and so much more!

We use our collective power to negotiate and enforce strong contracts with employers, to support local organizations for social justice, and to give working people in Western Massachusetts a voice at work. We are a democratic organization and derive our strength and direction from our membership. We encourage you to attend union meetings at your worksite. We also encourage you to talk with your steward to find out how you can become more involved.