UAW announces new assignments for officers

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 5, 2014 at 3:38 pm •  Published: June 5, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers' new president, Dennis Williams, announced assignments for the union's officers Thursday.

Secretary Treasurer Gary Casteel was assigned to Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and the transnational organizing and UAW finance departments.

Vice President Jimmy Settles was assigned to Ford Motor Co. and the aerospace department.

Vice President Cindy Estrada was assigned to General Motors Co. and independents, parts and suppliers.

Vice President Norwood Jewell was assigned to Chrysler, General Dynamics Corp., agricultural implement and heavy truck departments.

The officers will lead contract negotiations with the companies and departments they are assigned to. They will also organize in those areas.

Williams was elected president of the union on Wednesday. He replaces Bob King, who is retiring.

Trending Now


  1. 1
    College of Charleston president orders second investigation of Doug Wojcik
  2. 2
    Joe Paterno's son Jay sues Penn State for 'improper termination'
  3. 3
    Former Dallas Cowboys running back Robert Newhouse dead at 64
  4. 4
    Oklahoma man gets consecutive 20-year terms for rapes of intellectually challenged classmates
  5. 5
    Angels won't cap former OU pitcher Garrett Richards' innings
+ show more