UAW Increases Weekly Strike Pay to $400

DETROIT – After a meeting of the UAW International Executive Board, the UAW announced today that it has increased its weekly strike pay for members from $275 per week to $400 per week. Eligibility for weekly benefits will still begin on the 8th day of a strike. In addition, the UAW eliminated a provision that

We Will Fight for the Members of our Past, Present and Future

UAW President Ray Curry Statement on UAW Priorities as We Head into 38th Constitutional Convention  After two long years of living with the difficult conditions caused by the pandemic, our union is emerging strong and energized.  In less than two months, we convene to debate the important matters facing our union.  It is a healthy

UAW Commends Ford Motor Company’s Announcement on Adding 6,000 New Jobs and Converting 3,000 UAW Members to Permanent, Full-Time Status with Benefits

Detroit – UAW commends today’s announcement from Ford Motor Company. “This announcement is a testament to UAW members who contribute their skill, experience, and knowledge to the success of Ford Motor Company,” says UAW President Ray Curry. “We are always advocating to employers and legislators that union jobs are worth the investment. Ford stepped up

When Labor Let Its Values Down: Remembering Vincent Chin

Vincent Chin was 27 years old and about to be married when he was murdered during a time of heightened anti-Japanese emotions. (Public Domain Photo) Forty years ago, when anti-Asian feelings were on the rise in Detroit’s auto plants, a Chinese American worker was murdered. What role did bigotry and prejudice play in his death? Since

Statement of VP Chuck Browning on State of CNHi Negotiations

Today CNH Industrial released a statement regarding the status of contract negotiations with the UAW. In response to the company’s statement, the UAW provides the following assessment of negotiations. CNH Industrial entered negotiations with a predetermined bargaining strategy based on the principles of fear and intimidation. After a month of offering little resolve to bargaining

2022 National CAP Conference: Day 3 Highlights

Region 4 members meet with Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) The morning gets busy Day three of the National Cap Conference began as the delegates attended Regional breakfasts to plan their lobby day.  Among elected officials who also shared breakfast with UAW delegates were Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI 8th),  Debbie Dingell (D-MI 12th)

2022 National CAP Conference: Day 2 Highlights

Plenary Begins The day began early with a robust agenda of speakers and panelists that touched upon the mission of UAW National CAP Conference delegates this week.  The participants listened to uplifting and inspiring speeches on a variety of topics that are close the hearts of men and women across the country.  Each speaker had

Update on 2022 IEB Elections

The UAW remains committed to the process laid out in the Consent Decree that our union entered into in 2020. Prior to the Consent Decree, our union had started implementing ethical and financial reforms, and the pace of change has not abated as we must restore full confidence in our union. We are ready to

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