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  • Final Media Roundtable for UAW President Dennis Williams
    by Chris Skelly on May 24, 2018 at 7:44 pm

    Download the audio only, here. The post Final Media Roundtable for UAW President Dennis Williams appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Labor Voices: We are stronger together
    by Chris Skelly on May 23, 2018 at 2:07 pm

    It has been a privilege to serve as the president of the UAW for the past four years. Working together with the UAW’s dedicated officers, directors, assistant directors, staff, local union leaders and members, we have created a strong, stable and growing UAW. The Great Recession of the late 2000s created a perfect storm of The post Labor Voices: We are stronger together appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Legal Services Workers Deserve Fair Wages Too
    by Lauren Coffman on May 22, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    Collective bargaining rights should be common among all workers, and CAMBA legal services workers in New York who seek to join the UAW share a common goal of fair wages. If an agreement is reached and the new bargaining unit is recognized, staff attorneys and law graduates will bargain for fair wages and pay parity The post Legal Services Workers Deserve Fair Wages Too appeared first on UAW. […]

  • UAW Endorses Cordray-Sutton
    by Lauren Coffman on May 22, 2018 at 4:21 pm

    COLUMBUS, OH –Today at their annual conference, the United Auto Workers endorsed Rich Cordray and Betty Sutton for Governor and Lt. Governor of Ohio. Rich and Betty have been consistent advocates for workers throughout their time in public service. Both Rich Cordray and Betty Sutton have a strong record of standing up for Ohio’s auto The post UAW Endorses Cordray-Sutton appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Statement of UAW President Dennis Williams on the Release of Former KCTU President Han Sang-Gyuan
    by Lauren Coffman on May 21, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    Today the UAW is pleased that former President Han Sang-gyun of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions is finally free. Hundreds of UAW members signed a petition for his release and the UAW International Executive Board called for President Han’s release. While we are pleased that President Han has been released from prison we hope that soon The post Statement of UAW President Dennis Williams on the Release of Former KCTU President Han Sang-Gyuan appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Michigan Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival Kicks Off Six Weeks of Non-Violent Direct Action Monday in Lansing
    by Lauren Coffman on May 21, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Movement Demands Sweeping Overhaul of Nation’s Voting Rights Laws, Policies to Address Poverty, Ecological Devastation, War Economy The Michigan Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival kicked off a six-week season of nonviolent direct action this past Monday in Lansing, demanding a massive overhaul of the nation’s voting rights laws, new programs to The post Michigan Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival Kicks Off Six Weeks of Non-Violent Direct Action Monday in Lansing appeared first on UAW. […]

  • The Gig Economy is Undercutting Workers
    by Lauren Coffman on May 14, 2018 at 7:52 pm

    Today’s app-based economy is great for consumers who want fast, convenient services and goods. Quick response requires flexibility from workers. But the on-demand work world of today can undercut employees as companies drive labor and other work costs to rock-bottom levels and offload unrealistic burdens onto their employees.  With a union, workers wouldn’t be forced The post The Gig Economy is Undercutting Workers appeared first on UAW. […]

  • University of Washington Postdocs: It’s official: WE ARE A UNION!
    by Lauren Coffman on May 14, 2018 at 3:26 pm

    On Friday, May 11, The University of Washington Postdoc vote in support of joining the UAW was certified! Below is a letter from the organizing committee celebrating the victory:   Dear Colleague, It’s hard to contain our excitement, and we surely cannot type out the true number of exclamation points we are *feeling* when we The post University of Washington Postdocs: It’s official: WE ARE A UNION! appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Brazilian Activists, American Unions Protest Award for Brazilian Judge
    by Lauren Coffman on May 13, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    New York City, NY – American unions will join the Defend Democracy in Brazil Committee in Manhattan tomorrow to protest commemoration of the judge who investigated, prosecuted, convicted and sentenced popular former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, known as Lula. Lula is appealing the conviction and 12-year jail sentence. Despite his imprisonment, he is The post Brazilian Activists, American Unions Protest Award for Brazilian Judge appeared first on UAW. […]

  • The perfect gift for mom on Mother’s Day? Flowers of course!
    by Chris Skelly on May 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Send mom what she really wants – and take advantage your union savings on beautiful flower arrangements from Teleflora. Union members save 25%. Learn more: http://unionplus.deals/disco29ecd The post The perfect gift for mom on Mother’s Day? Flowers of course! appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Honoring Walter and May Reuther
    by Lauren Coffman on May 9, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    Forty-eight years ago today, the UAW lost a great leader, Walter Reuther, his wife May, and four others in a tragic plane crash near Onaway, Mich., May 9, 1970. In an unprecedented show of respect and solidarity, on the day of Walter and May’s funeral, May 12, UAW members at over 300 plants across the The post Honoring Walter and May Reuther appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Student Employees at The New School (SENS-UAW) Go on Strike
    by Lauren Coffman on May 8, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    Academic workers head to the picket line after nine months of bargaining and a 99.4% strike authorization vote New York City – Student workers represented by SENS-UAW (Student Employees at The New School–United Auto Workers) went on strike this morning after a 99.4% strike authorization vote by their membership. SENS-UAW has been at the bargaining The post Student Employees at The New School (SENS-UAW) Go on Strike appeared first on UAW. […]

  • UAW Endorses Michigan Supreme Court Justices
    by Lauren Coffman on May 7, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    DETROIT – The UAW today issued endorsements for Megan Cavanagh and Sam Bagenstos for Michigan Supreme Court Justices. “After careful screening UAW members believe that Megan Cavanagh and Sam Bagenstos will judge with integrity and sensitivity to the working men and women of Michigan,” said Dennis Williams President of the UAW. Bagenstos is a nationally The post UAW Endorses Michigan Supreme Court Justices appeared first on UAW. […]

  • 3 Ways to Stay in Touch with the UAW
    by Lauren Coffman on May 4, 2018 at 6:52 pm

    The UAW has an active presence across digital platforms. Read on to find out how you can get the latest updates and engage online. 1. Social Media – Join the conversation about the latest union issues by following us on our social media accounts: Facebook – Did you know you can opt-in to see our The post 3 Ways to Stay in Touch with the UAW appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Harvard Graduate Student Union-UAW Applauds Harvard’s Decision to Bargain
    by Lauren Coffman on May 2, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    Harvard’s Graduate Student Union (HGSU-UAW) applauded Harvard’s announcement today that they will honor the clear majority vote in favor of unionization, and move to bargain with the union. 56% of voters favored the union in an election that has been certified by the National Labor Relations Board. In an email to the Harvard community that The post Harvard Graduate Student Union-UAW Applauds Harvard’s Decision to Bargain appeared first on UAW. […]

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