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We are taking preorders for T-Shirts. All shirts are 100% Cotton • Black Fabric • Short Sleeves • No Pockets • USA/Union Made

The above image will be featured in full color on the back with the UAW wheel and Local 74/Ottumwa, Iowa on the front left breast.

Small – XL  $15
2X – $16
3X – $17
4X – $18
5X – $19

Stop by the hall and preorder yours today! Deadline for orders – 3/20/19

Thank You Volunteers

The Veterans Committee and Local 74 would like to thank all of those who volunteered with the Flag Pole Project. They look great!!! 
The Volunteers Are:
Members: Tim Walker, Derek Eakins with Truck and 40 ft Trailer and Lyle Van Antwerp with Boom Truck.
Veterans Committee Members: Abe Elam, Scott Hobbs, Steve Helm, Matt Pickrell and Chris Laursen-Local President.
Retiree’s: Mike Gowdy and Steve Shaw with Back Hoe.

If you would like to order a brick that will be around the new flag poles that have been installed in front of the Local 74 Union Hall, you can go to or contact Matt Pickrell at 641-682-0897. 
You must be a member or spouse of a member to purchase bricks. To purchase bricks either click on the link above or click  Bricks for flag pole form for a printable form and turn it in to the Union Hall. 
This is a $50.00 donation to the veterans fund and checks should  be written to: UAW Local 74 Veterans fund.  You can submit your order at any time.

How it began



About Local 74

Uaw Local 74 is an Amalgamated Union Representing John Deere Ottumwa Works, Monroe County Iowa Sheriffs Department, Albia Iowa Police Department, and the Albia Iowa Streets and Sanitation Departments.

Uaw Local 74 was Chartered April 29th, 1942 representing the Dain Corporation. John Deere acquired the Dain Corporation in 1910.