Monthly Archives: February 2015

February Executive Board Meeting

We write to notice the next monthly meeting of the UAW 2865 Executive Board, to be held on Saturday, February 28, at 11:30 a.m. at the statewide union hall in Berkeley, 2070 Allston Way, Suite 205.

In Solidarity,

Your e-board: Mar, Ren, Robert, Erik, Shari, Susan,

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Posted in Meetings, Statewide Meetings

Vacancy Election Cancelled

We write to inform you that the vacancy election originally scheduled for today and tomorrow has been cancelled, as several candidates have withdrawn and the election is no longer necessary. The following officers have been elected by acclamation:

Northern Vice President: Robert Cavooris
Trustee: Shari Sanders, Emily Yen
Guide: Aaron Wistar
Santa Barbara Head Stewards: David Feldman and Leah Fry

Congratulations to our newly elected officers!

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Posted in Elections, Elections - Priority

UAW 2865 Supports Colombian GM Workers

The UAW 2865 endorsed the following resolution (link below) in support of Colombian autoworkers from Bogota, who worked at the GM plant and were summarily dismissed without any compensation. The UAW International initially supported the workers and helped set up a meeting with GM. But when the company offered far too little and the workers refused to accept the agreement,

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Posted in Solidarity

Statewide Vacancy Election: February 17-18


Our Local is holding a vacancy election on February 17-18 for Executive Board and Joint Council positions.


For polling times and locations, go here.

For statewide candidate statements, go here.

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Posted in Elections, Elections - Priority