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  • Donate to the Florida Workers Relief Fund
    by Chris Skelly on September 20, 2017 at 10:35 pm

    As millions of our fellow Floridians continue the immediate work of digging out after Hurricane Irma by dealing with the loss of electricity, needing food, water and basic necessities, the Florida AFL-CIO is working to help provide assistance for both the short and long term for the victims of this terrible storm. The Florida AFL-CIO The post Donate to the Florida Workers Relief Fund appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Updated: Statement of UAW President Dennis Williams on Michigan Civil Service Commission Anti-Labor Rule Change Passage
    by Andrew Huddleston on September 19, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    “Today’s decision injects politics into the employment of state workers. If there was any doubt the Civil Service Commission was acting in a partisan way it ended yesterday when Republican State Senators voted on a resolution to prod Commissioners in their actions today. The Commission bowed to political pressure and took the freedom from 35,000 The post Updated: Statement of UAW President Dennis Williams on Michigan Civil Service Commission Anti-Labor Rule Change Passage appeared first on UAW. […]

  • UAW Local 3999 Bath Marine Draftsmen’s Association Extends Contract Deadline and Prepares for Strike
    by Chris Skelly on September 19, 2017 at 3:02 pm

    Bath, ME – Members of UAW Local 3999 Bath Marine Draftsmen’s Association (BMDA) agreed over the weekend to extend their contract by one week and continue negotiations. A deadline to strike has been set for Monday, Sept. 25 upon expiration of the contract extension. After weeks of negotiations, members voted against a final offer from The post UAW Local 3999 Bath Marine Draftsmen’s Association Extends Contract Deadline and Prepares for Strike appeared first on UAW. […]

  • UAW’s Facebook page is a great resource for both getting information and participating in a conversation about the latest news
    by Chris Skelly on September 19, 2017 at 1:40 pm

    Latest studies show that almost half of UAW membership (active and retired) are on Facebook and those figures are growing. Though there are many social media platforms, Facebook is by far the largest and most popular, especially with UAW active and retired members.  The UAW Facebook page features breaking news, educational content as well as The post UAW’s Facebook page is a great resource for both getting information and participating in a conversation about the latest news appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Follow the UAW on Twitter today!
    by Chris Skelly on September 18, 2017 at 1:45 pm

    Since its founding in 2006, Twitter has become the top platform for what’s happening right now. It’s full of inside jokes, memes, breaking news and hashtags. Twitter pioneered “trending” topics – a shorthand guide to what 328 million global Twitter users are talking about right now. Two years after Twitter was founded, the UAW landed The post Follow the UAW on Twitter today! appeared first on UAW. […]

  • UAW Launches BuildBuyUSA Campaign
    by Andrew Huddleston on September 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    New website touts the ‘big picture’ of good, sustainable jobs; song contest to come The United Autoworkers announced today the launch of its new BuildBuyUSA campaign. BuildBuyUSA (www.buildbuyusa.org) promotes the value and importance of a strong manufacturing base to our economic future and the key role consumers can play. By spending our dollars on items made The post UAW Launches BuildBuyUSA Campaign appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Union Front: UAW Chaplains Bond with High School Band and Choir Members
    by Chris Skelly on September 14, 2017 at 12:15 pm

    UAW chaplains are known for their compassion and ability to connect with members in a way that few others can. At their annual conference at the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center this summer, they showed how they are also reaching out to band and choir members from a small Michigan city high The post Union Front: UAW Chaplains Bond with High School Band and Choir Members appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Boston College Graduate Workers Win Their Union, Join UAW
    by Andrew Huddleston on September 13, 2017 at 11:39 pm

    Vote is the latest in a string of academic organizing victories as movement for grad worker unionization grows Boston, MA – Graduate workers at Boston College have voted 270  in favor to 224 to join the United Auto Workers (UAW), according to ballots tallied Wednesday night by the National Labor Relations Board. Their victory caps The post Boston College Graduate Workers Win Their Union, Join UAW appeared first on UAW. […]

  • There’s More Than One Way to Strike
    by Chris Skelly on September 13, 2017 at 12:15 pm

    Local 2270 members Jake Guild, left, and Taylor Hoffmeyer’s four-month old daughter didn’t seem to mind the noise of the bowling alley. They were joined by Tiffany McLachlan, Betty Crawford, Jana Gilmore and (not pictured) Renee Hoffmeyer on the Local 2270 team. Local 2270 is based in Evard, Michigan. UAW Bowling Championships Feature Tough Competition, The post There’s More Than One Way to Strike appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Hurricane Irma relief effort at Florida House on Capitol Hill
    by Chris Skelly on September 12, 2017 at 7:25 pm

    CONTACT: Jordan Pic/ Manager of Operations Florida House on Capitol Hill Phone:  202-546-1555 or email:  jordan.pic@floridahousedc.org Connie Parker/Director of Stewardship and Government Relations Pure Fishing Phone:  703-624-1811 or email csparker@purefishing.com Washington, D.C. – Florida House on Capitol Hill and our friends at Pure Fishing and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) are organizing an effort to collect The post Hurricane Irma relief effort at Florida House on Capitol Hill appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Congressional Leaders to Hear Grad Worker Testimony on Columbia’s Refusal to Bargain
    by Chris Skelly on September 11, 2017 at 5:02 pm

    Nine months have passed since overwhelming 72% vote in favor of unionization New York City – On Wednesday, September 20th, Research and Teaching Assistants from departments across Columbia will testify in front of a panel that will include Members of Congress Jerry Nadler and Grace Meng, State Assembly member Deborah Glick, New York City Councilman The post Congressional Leaders to Hear Grad Worker Testimony on Columbia’s Refusal to Bargain appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Remembering Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike
    by Chris Skelly on September 8, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Lorraine Agtang Reflects on the Delano Grape Strike, which occurred over 50 years ago. The post Remembering Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike appeared first on UAW. […]

  • The National Writers Union Files Lawsuit On Behalf of Ebony Freelancers
    by Chris Skelly on September 7, 2017 at 3:03 pm

    The National Writers Union/UAW Local 1981 filed a lawsuit against Ebony Media Operations and its parent company, Clear View Group, LLC., for unpaid wages on behalf of dozens of freelance writers collectively owed more than $70,000. The case was filed in Cook County, Illinois. The lawsuit names 39 unpaid writers, editors and other creatives Ebony The post The National Writers Union Files Lawsuit On Behalf of Ebony Freelancers appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Photos from around the country from Labor Day 2017
    by Chris Skelly on September 6, 2017 at 12:15 pm

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  • Statement from UAW President Dennis Williams on DACA rules change
    by Chris Skelly on September 5, 2017 at 3:48 pm

    “I am deeply disappointed by the Trump Administration’s mean-spirited decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). It is now incumbent on the Republican-led Congress to pass the bipartisan DREAM ACT.   If Congress fails, over 800,000 of our friends, neighbors and many fellow union members who came to America as children, The post Statement from UAW President Dennis Williams on DACA rules change appeared first on UAW. […]

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