2016 Proxy Voting Summary

This voting summary is designed to provide a snapshot of the UAW Retiree Medical Benefit Trust’s proxy voting results for the 2016 calendar year. The data below reflects votes cast at meetings held from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 at the Trust’s portfolio companies.

Voting Summary*


  • The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust received proxy ballots for 6,896 distinct company meetings with 71,894 voteable proposals.
  • Of these, we voted 70,570 proposals (98.2%) at 6,896 company meetings.

Matters Voted Upon

The following statistics relate to proposals that were voted:

  • Excluding routine/business matters, board directors-related (61%) and compensation (10%) were the most common matters voted upon.
  • Shareholder proposals represented 2% of all proposals voted by the Trust.

proposal count by vote instruction chart illustrating that 81% are for   proposals voted on by issue chart illustrating that 61% are directors related

Support for Management & Shareholder Proposals

Management Proposals


Shareholders Proposals

management proposals chart   shareholders proposals chart

You may request annual statistical summaries of all votes cast by the Trust, broken out by proposal category, for your personal use. To receive an electronic copy of a report, please send your request to corpgov@rhac.com.


Past Summaries

2015 Proxy Voting Summary

* Please note: Consistent with its fiduciary obligations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, there are limited circumstances in which the Trust may choose not to vote a proposal item or a meeting.