Welcome to UAW Local 249′s website. Local 249 is located in Pleasant Valley, Missouri. Our membership totals 3900 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 Ford F-150 Super Cab, F-150 Super Crew Cab, and F-150 King Crew Cab. The production of the Ford Escape came to a halt in May 2012 and is now being made in Louisville, Kentucky. Currently the Kansas City Assembly plant is retooling and will begin making the Ford Transit in 2013. Our membership also includes 30 active employees from the HVC (High Velocity Center) in Shawnee, Kansas and 7 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.
- The regular monthly membership meetings (smoke free) are usually held the third Sunday of each month unless otherwise posted at the plant. It is important that you attend these meetings.
- The next union meeting will be held on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Local 249 beginning at 2:00 p.m. Nominations for the upcoming Triennial Elections will be held at this meeting ( Click on Local Union Election tab at the top of page for official notice).
- 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.
This web page was designed by the secretaries of UAW Local 249 who are members of the
Office & Professional Employees International Union – OPEIU320.
UAW Local 249
8040 NE 69 Hwy
Pleasant Valley, MO 64068
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