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  • UAW calls for comprehensive labor law changes after VW organizing campaign June 15, 2019
    The UAW today called on Congress to take a comprehensive look at the country’s labor laws and NLRB rules that made it almost impossible for Volkswagen workers to form a union. “VW workers endured a system where even when they voted, the company refused to bargain,” said Brian Rothenberg, spokesman for the UAW. “Clearly Volkswagen […]
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  • UAW, Mercy Health Reach Tentative Agreement June 12, 2019
    The UAW has reached a tentative agreement with Mercy Health. The agreement addresses many of the nurses’ major concerns, including quality-of-life issues. Therefore, on June 12th, the Union agreed to end its strike at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center and made an unconditional offer to return to work on behalf of all former strikers. […]
    Chris Skelly
  • Statement from UAW GM Vice President Terry Dittes on GM Investment in Flint Production June 12, 2019
    “The over $150 million investment in Flint rewards GM’s production and skilled trades workers for the quality Full-Size Pickups they produce. Under the direction of Director Gerald Kariem of UAW Region 1D, Flint GM workers in the past year have secured 1,000 additional jobs which reflect the hard work of UAW members as they build […]
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  • Statement of UAW GM Vice President Terry Dittes on GM Hill Visit June 6, 2019
    While the UAW welcomes the $700 million in Ohio investment outside of Lordstown, Ohio, it is not forgotten that UAW members, their families and citizens in the Mahoning Valley invested in General Motors in its darkest days to allow for the record profits that GM is making in recent years. The people of the Mahoning […]
    Chris Skelly
  • NLRB Sets Date for Chattanooga VW Workers May 29, 2019
    The National Labor Relations Board announced today that there will be an election for Chattanooga VW workers to join the UAW on June 12,13 and 14. Chattanooga workers in the face of legal obstruction and anti-worker activity will now have the opportunity to vote on their union. Chattanooga workers remain the only VW workers in […]
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  • Statement on Memorial Day from UAW President Gary Jones May 24, 2019
    On this Memorial Day Weekend, I know you will join me in reflecting on why such a time is possible, and give thanks to the brave men and women who gave everything to protect our freedoms and safeguard this nation. These American brothers and sisters of ours gave the ultimate sacrifice — and they will […]
    Chris Skelly
  • UAW Files New Petition for Chattanooga Workers May 22, 2019
    This afternoon, in accordance with today’s NLRB ruling, the UAW filed a new petition on behalf of Chattanooga production and maintenance workers. This morning the NLRB directed the Board’s Regional Office to dismiss a petition filed on April 9 but stated that the UAW could “immediately file a new petition.”  This afternoon, as soon it […]
    Chris Skelly
  • Statement on behalf of Chattanooga Volkswagen workers May 22, 2019
    Volkswagen Workers: We’ve Waited Long Enough! Let us Vote! In an unprecedented move caused by Volkswagen’s legal games, the NLRB this morning issued a split decision and dismissed Chattanooga workers petition for a vote, but allowed it to be refiled. This decision allows Chattanooga workers to quickly file another petition but creates yet another delay […]
    Chris Skelly
  • UAW’s response to Mercy Hospital May 18, 2019
    Thank you for providing the May 20, 21, and 22 dates to resume bargaining. All three Bargaining Committees will be available for each of those dates. The fact that the Hospital is now willing to set meeting dates with the UAW is encouraging. In your email, you request the UAW to come prepared with proposals […]
    Chris Skelly
  • UAW President Gary Jones Shows Support for Mercy Health Workers May 18, 2019
    Although Mercy Health officials finally set aside dates to resume negotiations with striking hospital workers, UAW President Gary Jones called on the hospital to arrive to the talks ready to bargain in earnest and craft an agreement that is fair to all parties and patients. In response to the UAW’s requests to continue talks, and […]
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