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  • Legislative update: A Direct Hit to Our Rights on the Job
    by Chris Skelly on April 21, 2018 at 7:04 pm

    Republicans Make Good on Promises It has never been more difficult to keep up with national politics. Between ongoing investigations, tweets, tensions with foreign powers, and disputes over immigration, taxes and health care policy, it is easy to lose sight of what matters in our daily lives: decisions that impact our quality of life and The post Legislative update: A Direct Hit to Our Rights on the Job appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Harvard Student Workers Win Their Union, Join UAW
    by Chris Skelly on April 20, 2018 at 8:28 pm

    Successful vote is latest victory in growing grad worker union movement “We have been organizing for a long time,” said Niharika Singh, a Ph.D. student in Public Policy and a Teaching Fellow. “Winning our union today means we can finally start to make improvements to our working conditions. Our next step will be to democratically The post Harvard Student Workers Win Their Union, Join UAW appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Together we win: Respect Workers’ Rights
    by Chris Skelly on April 20, 2018 at 7:10 am

    Graduate Workers, Four Major Unions Demand Private Universities Come to the Bargaining Table Graduate workers, together with national leaders from four major unions and their allies, delivered letters on March 14 to the presidents of Yale, Columbia, Boston College, the University of Chicago, and Loyola of Chicago in joint demands that the administrators honor recent The post Together we win: Respect Workers’ Rights appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Columbia Workers Set Strike Deadline of April 24
    by Lauren Coffman on April 19, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    Columbia Workers Set Strike Deadline of April 24 If Columbia administrators do not agree to bargain by 10 am on April 24, graduate workers across the campus will immediately go on strike  New York City – After an overwhelming 93% strike authorization vote last week, Columbia grad workers have set a strike deadline. In a The post Columbia Workers Set Strike Deadline of April 24 appeared first on UAW. […]

  • 5 Ways to Get out the Vote
    by Lauren Coffman on April 19, 2018 at 2:15 pm

    2018 is a midterm election year and a lot is at stake. Voters across the country are already headed to the polls to select candidates in primary elections. Here are five things you can do to help make sure pro-worker candidates win:   1) Make sure you’re registered to vote 2) Contact family and friends The post 5 Ways to Get out the Vote appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Together We Win: Illegal, Unethical and Shameful
    by Chris Skelly on April 19, 2018 at 6:54 am

    Workers Voted for a Union, but Volkswagen Continues to Fight Them “We will not fail and refuse to recognize and bargain with United Auto Workers Local 42 as the exclusive collective-bargaining representative of the employees in the bargaining unit.” That was the message the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in August 2016 instructed Volkswagen to The post Together We Win: Illegal, Unethical and Shameful appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Daimler Trucks Votes by 98% to Support a Strike Friday If Sanctioned by the UAW
    by Lauren Coffman on April 17, 2018 at 8:26 pm

    Terry Dittes UAW Vice President and Director of the Heavy Truck Department issued the following statement Tuesday:   “The membership at Daimler Trucks voted by a 98% margin to support a strike if sanctioned by the International Union.  This strike authorization development is due to the fact that an agreement has not yet been reached The post Daimler Trucks Votes by 98% to Support a Strike Friday If Sanctioned by the UAW appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Kokomo Union Members Support Students
    by Lauren Coffman on April 17, 2018 at 6:10 pm

    The UAW isn’t only about collective bargaining and giving a voice to workers. It’s also about supporting local communities like UAW locals in Kokomo did when they donated supplies to kids throughout Howard County: On Feb. 2, UAW 1302 members made their rounds at the area schools, dropping off supplies. The union, headed up by The post Kokomo Union Members Support Students appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Health and Safety: Workers Memorial Day
    by Chris Skelly on April 16, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    Cuts to Health and Safety Programs Will Mean More Fatalities, Injuries Workers Memorial Day is April 28, the anniversary of the effective date of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. An estimated 553,000 lives have been saved by the worker protections established in the OSHA regulations. Now these regulations are under attack. Resources to address The post Health and Safety: Workers Memorial Day appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Three Award-Winning Vehicles from the UAW Built Vehicle Guide
    by Lauren Coffman on April 13, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    Buying union made is something everyone can do to help UAW members and the U.S. economy. Here are three of many award-winning vehicles from the 2018 UAW Union-Built Vehicle Guide. 2018 Ford F-150 This Ford made truck not only has choices that specialize in capability, efficiency and everything in between, but it also holds the The post Three Award-Winning Vehicles from the UAW Built Vehicle Guide appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Did You Know? Five Products Made by UAW Members
    by Lauren Coffman on April 11, 2018 at 2:06 pm

    When you think UAW you think of hard-working members making autos, right? They do. But UAW members across the country make all kinds of things you might now know about. We’re a diverse group across many industries. Check out some of the many different things UAW members manufacture and see the full list of UAW-made The post Did You Know? Five Products Made by UAW Members appeared first on UAW. […]

  • Spotlight on Committees: Dignity in the Workplace
    by Chris Skelly on April 6, 2018 at 2:28 pm

    Civil and Human Rights Committees Play a Key Role In these divisive times, UAW local civil and human rights committees are on the front line of educating members about protecting civil rights and getting out the vote for midterm elections. One of the hardest working committees is Local 652’s Civil and Human Rights Committee in The post Spotlight on Committees: Dignity in the Workplace appeared first on UAW. […]

  • UAW Members Participate in Memphis March to Honor Dr. King
    by Lauren Coffman on April 5, 2018 at 5:44 pm

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  • Ammo – Redistricting: Drawing the Lines for Legislative Districts
    by Chris Skelly on April 5, 2018 at 4:29 pm

    November’s elections have the potential to impact not just the states where UAW members campaign for state offices and legislators, but Congress for the next 10 years. Every 10 years, state lawmakers or in some cases other appointed officials sit down with a map of their state and draw the boundaries for congressional and state The post Ammo – Redistricting: Drawing the Lines for Legislative Districts appeared first on UAW. […]

  • UAW Endorses Pat Miles for Michigan Attorney General
    by Lauren Coffman on April 5, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    DETROIT – Citing a people first agenda that protects workers’ rights, fosters transparency in government, protects the rights of Michiganders, the UAW this morning announced the endorsement of Pat Miles for Michigan Attorney General. “Pat Miles brings the experience to the table from fighting for our neighborhoods by prosecuting street gangs to protecting Michiganders from The post UAW Endorses Pat Miles for Michigan Attorney General appeared first on UAW. […]

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