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  • UAW Members to Hold “Charity Preview Night” Vigil at NAIAS January 18, 2019
    DETROIT – UAW members and leadership, as well as family and friends, will meet on Friday in unified support of the thousands of individuals who will be adversely affected by General Motors’ decision to stop production at four Michigan, Maryland and Ohio plants. The group will hold a candlelight vigil just prior to the North […]
    Chris Skelly
  • Statement from the UAW on Toledo GM Civil Rights Incidents January 17, 2019
    No UAW member should ever feel the sting of racism in the workplace. The UAW has long believed as part of our core values that discrimination has no place in the workplace. We have created a series of avenues that allow our members to address discrimination, including through our civil rights committees, UAW Constitutional procedures, […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • Register for the 2019 Financial Officers’ Conference January 17, 2019
    NOTE: Please see this special announcement about the date change. You can download the call letter here. Greetings: The UAW Financial Officers’ Conference will be held Sunday, March 24 through Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, Florida. This conference is for local union presidents, financial secretaries/treasurers, trustees and recording […]
    Chris Skelly
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana’s 100-mile trail system gets help from local UAW’s Monster Fun Run and Pedal Poker Run January 16, 2019
    UAW Local 2209’s Conservation and Recreation Committee shows the true UAW spirit of helping their local community by raising $5,000 for the 100-mile Ft. Wayne Trails with an annual Monster Dash Fun Run & 5K and Pedal Poker Run.   The post Fort Wayne, Indiana’s 100-mile trail system gets help from local UAW’s Monster Fun […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • TAKE ACTION: Write a letter to GM telling them what you think of the plant closings January 15, 2019
    Start the new year by writing to our "friends" at GM about their recent decision to close plants in Michigan, Ohio and Baltimore. We've already delivered more than 4,000 letters to General Motors. Submit your message using the form and we'll print and personally hand deliver your message to GM headquarters! Write Letter The post […]
    Chris Skelly
  • GM Executive Pay January 15, 2019
    When a company decides to lay off thousands of workers and shutter factories, you would expect employees at all levels of that company to feel the impact of the decision. But in the wake of General Motors’ decision to lay off 14,000 American workers and close factories in Ohio, Michigan, and Maryland, company executives continue […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • UAW President Gary Jones Issues Statement on VW Announcement of New EV in Tennessee January 14, 2019
    “We are encouraged by today’s product announcement and we look forward to the day when VW agrees to follow U.S. labor laws.” -Gary Jones, President UAW International Union The post UAW President Gary Jones Issues Statement on VW Announcement of New EV in Tennessee appeared first on UAW.
    Lauren Coffman
  • Statement regarding GM’s announcement of the Cadillac EV platform January 11, 2019
    “General Motors builds some of the finest cars, trucks, crossovers, SUV’s and vans right here in the USA. We are hopeful that these new products will be built here to show a commitment to all of America. We invested in GM. Now it is time for GM to invest its future in us.” The post […]
    Chris Skelly
  • UAW Endorses Lavora Barnes for Michigan Democratic Party Chair January 11, 2019
    The UAW International Union endorsed Lavora Barnes Thursday for the Michigan Democratic Party Chair. “We believe Lavora has the ability to unify the Democratic Party while providing strong leadership and building on the success of the 2018 election,” said Gary Jones, UAW International President. Jones said Barnes was endorsed by the UAW officers and the […]
    Lauren Coffman
  • Rally to End the Shutdown January 9, 2019
    If you’re in the Washington area, we encourage you to join the Rally to End the Government Shutdown tomorrow, January 10th, at noon. Hundreds of thousands of federal employees are going without a paycheck, and millions of Americans are going without vital services. It’s time for the Senate to take action to reopen our government. […]
    Lauren Coffman
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