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  • Karen Silkwood November 12, 2018
    On Nov. 13, 1974, one of the most famous whistleblowers of all time was killed in what is now believed a company-supported murder when she died in a car accident after exposing wrongdoing at a plutonium plant where she worked. 28-year old Karen Silkwood was a Kerr-McGee plutonium plant technician in Oklahoma City and a […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • UAW Members Distribute Hundreds of Winter Coats to Those in Need in Michigan and Canada November 9, 2018
    (WARREN, Mich.) – Just in time for the cold weather descending on Michigan and Ontario, UAW members from locals throughout Region 1 recently distributed hundreds of warm coats to men, women and children in need during the region’s 7th Annual Coat Drive, part of the region’s longstanding tradition of giving back to local communities in […]
    Chris Skelly
  • UAW President: Voters Said Enough Rhetoric, Make Progress on Trade, Jobs, Job Security November 7, 2018
    VOTERS TO POLITICIANS: “FOLLOW THROUGH” Detroit – UAW President Gary Jones said Wednesday that voters sent a loud and clear message on election day: “Enough rhetoric.”  Voters made it clear they expect real progress on trade, job creation, job protections and wage growth. He also noted the significant victories of women, minorities, the first two […]
    Chris Skelly
  • GOTV Rally with Gretchen Whitmer November 2, 2018
    Join us for a rally to help get out the vote for UAW-endorsed candidates! Gretchen Whitmer will be joined by her running mate Garlin Gilchrist, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Congressman Sander Levin, and congressional candidate Andy Levin. Help us kick off an exciting election week, and learn how you can help get your fellow union members […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • Labor Voices: Your vote is your voice October 24, 2018
    Government matters. Voting matters. Who you vote for matters. For UAW members, government policies impact the health and safety rules in the workplace; the right to organize; the right to a fair collective bargaining process; and even the impact on our health care and retirement. In a time of very deep political divide and social […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • Local 1178 Retiree Devotes Life to Disaster Relief October 12, 2018
    “I get the blessing” It’s about church in your life and in your heart, says Local 1178 retiree Jody Bratcher. After retiring 10 years ago, the 70-year-old former FCA Chicago Parts Depot worker has devoted her life to what’s in her heart — a desire to serve the Lord by helping victims of natural disasters […]
    Chris Skelly
  • 2,000 Columbia University Postdocs Vote to Unionize with UAW October 4, 2018
    Historic Vote Marks First Union of Postdocs at a Private University Adds to Huge Wave of Academic Workers Choosing UAW   Columbia University postdoctoral researchers announced Thursday that they’ve voted overwhelmingly to choose Columbia Postdoctoral Workers-UAW (CPW-UAW) as their union. In a National Labor Relations Board election held Oct. 2 and 3, the vote to unionize with the […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • UAW President Gary Jones Issues Statement on USMCA Announcement October 1, 2018
    “For a quarter century, NAFTA has been disastrous for working people in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and a gift to corporations offshoring good U.S. jobs. The true test of a new NAFTA agreement will be in whether it protects and enhances opportunities for the U.S. workforce and leads to higher wages and benefits for […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • Local 2320 Members Donate Their Time and Expertise to Help Families in Need September 25, 2018
    When help is needed in local neighborhoods or across the country, UAW members don’t hesitate to step up. That couldn’t be more true for legal services workers with the Legal Staff Services Association, represented by UAW Local 2320. More than a dozen members will head to Texas to volunteer their legal knowledge and expertise for […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • The New American Road Trip: Featuring the Chevrolet Bolt EV September 24, 2018
    On Sunday, September 23, The New American Road Trip made a stop at GM’s Orion Assembly Plant in Lake Orion, Michigan. The road trip is traveling from San Francisco to New York City, highlighting advances in sustainable manufacturing across the country. The trip is being carried out in a Bolt EV, which was manufactured at […]
    Lauren Coffman
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