Welcome to UAW Local 249


The information contained on this website is for active and retired members of the UAW Local 249

Welcome to UAW Local 249’s website. Local 249 is located in Pleasant Valley, Missouri. Our membership totals 7,200 employees with approximately 3,000 retirees. The Kansas City Assembly Plant is the only Ford Motor Company two-system plant in the United States. The Truck System produces the NEW Aluminum Ford F-150 Super Cab, F-150 Super Crew Cab, and F-150 King Crew Cab.  In addition to the F-150 pickups the Kansas City Assembly plant is also building the Ford Transit Commercial Van.  Our membership also includes 30 active employees from the HVC (High Velocity Center) in Shawnee, Kansas and 9 union nurses at our Assembly Plant.

“We in organized labor are a social movement. We’re the only institution that stands up for working men and women.” –  Stephen Yokich The Late UAW International President

UAW Local 249 is the first Ford Local Chartered January 15, 1937.


 2015 UAW LOCAL AGREEMENT: Click the link below for the PDF


Legal Services are now available.  Please click BREAKING NEWS for specific details

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Shirts, hoodies, caps, hats are available to purchase (cash/check only)




  Please attend the regular membership meetings!

  • The regular monthly membership meetings (smoke free) are held the third Sunday of each month at 2 pm unless otherwise posted at the plant. It is important that you attend these meetings to keep informed of events happening with your union.
  • Please remember to keep your address and phone number current at the Union Hall and the plant, and make sure you have designated your beneficiary for the death benefit through the Union.
  • Retirees meeting will be held the third Wednesday of each month at UAW Local 249 Union Hall beginning at 10:30 a.m. Retirees please bring a salad, dessert, or casserole.

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This web page was designed by the Secretaries of UAW Local 249 who are members of the Office & Professional Employees International Union – OPEIU 277.

UAW Local 249
8040 NE 69 Hwy
Pleasant Valley, MO 64068

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