UAW Endorses Gretchen Whitmer for Reelection as Governor of Michigan – Lt. Gov. Gilchrest, A.G. Nessel and S.O.S. Benson also Get Nod

Detroit – The UAW International Union announced its endorsement of Gretchen Whitmer as Governor of Michigan citing her strong commitment to working families, the Michigan manufacturing economy and UAW members. “Despite challenges like the pandemic, Gretchen Whitmer has brought new auto jobs, kept Michiganders safe, fixed roads and made the largest K-12 school investment in

Statement of UAW President Rory L. Gamble on Passage of the American Recovery Program

Taking strong and decisive measures to end the pandemic and create a pathway for a speedy, equitable and sustained economic recovery, President Biden and Congress have made major strides toward protecting the health and safety of the American people. The new law provides direct payments to struggling American taxpayers and extends weekly unemployment benefits for

How is Labor Faring?

The 2020 Presidential Election is just weeks away. Never has your vote been more important. Why? Because the progress unions have made over the last decades to build a strong middle class and enable working people to retire in dignity is systematically being whittled away. Let’s take a hard look at how the working men

UAW Statement on the Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court Justice

“UAW members and our nation need Senate leadership to take pause this close to a presidential election and let whoever is rightfully elected to be president in November nominate the next Supreme Court Justice. The nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, given her past decisions, would most certainly create concerns for working families in a

Key Senate Votes

KEY VOTES IN 2019US Senate UNITED AUTO WORKERS  |  UAW.ORG SENATE VOTE DESCRIPTIONS 1. Allison Jones Rushing, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit The Senate confirmed Allison Jones Rushing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Fourth Circuit by a vote of 53-44. The UAW opposed Rushing because of her anti-worker record

2020 UAW Legislative Conference ends with an eye toward November

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the keynote speaker on the final day of the 2020 UAW Community Action Program (CAP) Conference, quoted Walter Reuther as saying, “We can make America the image of what it really stands for.” UAW members must help make that a reality in the 2020 elections, Pelosi added. “Are you ready to

Key Votes in 2018 – Senate

Key Votes in 2018US Senate Scorecard for the 115th US Congress UNITED AUTO WORKERS  |  UAW.ORG SENATE VOTE DESCRIPTIONS 1. GORSUCH NOMINATION TO THE SUPREME COURT The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court with a 55-45 vote. The UAW opposed Gorsuch because of his extensive anti-worker record and poor record on civil rights

Rep. Norma J. Torres: Be a vehicle for democracy

“Our democracy, the rule of law and institutions that we depend on are under attack. Your vigilance and passion are the most important tools we have to fight back — every single one of you here today,” said U.S. Congresswoman Norma J. Torres, who represents California’s 35th Congressional District, speaking before CAP Conference delegates Monday

UAW Members to Concentrate on Four Issues in 2018

When Republicans took complete control of the government in 2016, most union members understood that workers would take a hit, but we underestimated just how bad it would be, the UAW’s chief lobbyist told political activists Monday. From attacks on health care, workers’ rights and immigrants to inaction on NAFTA, a lot of awful things

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