Support for UAW Members Affected by Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico

Region 9A has created the UAW Region 9A Hurricane Relief Fund to collect support for members devastated by hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico.  Much of the island remains without electricity or water.  Region 9A Director Beverley Brakeman has been in communication with UAW local presidents on the island. Though most of our members are living

UAW and Forever Energy Announce Neutrality Agreement

Detroit, MI, Shreveport, LA (Sept. 22, 2022) – The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) and Forever Energy announced they have reached a labor neutrality agreement that captures the company and union’s commitment to mutual respect and open communication. Forever Energy’s new facility will be in the one-million-square-foot factory that

Workers at Dakkota Integrated Systems say 100% UAW Yes!

When 100% of the workers voting to form their union say UAW YES, that says something.  It is exactly what happened at Dakkota Integrated Systems in Hazel Park, Michigan, on August 19. “Frank Stuglin was our regional director at the time, and he reached out to our local with a contact from Dakkota, one of

MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT RAY CURRY: UAW DEMOCRACY IS STRONG

Hello UAW family, We have just concluded the historic 38th UAW Constitutional Convention.  It was a convention like no other and for good reason:  it was our first convention after the uncovering of the criminal activities of former leaders who betrayed all of us.  Delegates at the 38th were focused on the job at hand

Day Four of the Historic 38th UAW Constitutional Convention

On the final day of the 38th UAW Constitutional Convention, delegates voted to reconsider a motion from Day Three that increased UAW strike pay from $400 to $500 per week then subsequently voted to keep strike pay at $400 per week. Previous delegate action made strike pay available on the first day of the strike.

Day Three of the Historic 38th UAW Constitutional Convention

Convention delegates heard from Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who thanked the union for its support and for help in making Michigan home to one of the “best workforces ever.” U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, who is from a union home, told the group his support for unions is personal. “I’m a proud union member and

Day Two of the Historic 38th Constitutional Convention

Delegates attending Day Two of the historic 38th UAW Constitutional Convention heard from Congresswomen Debbie Dingell, a longtime supporter of UAW members and working families. Michigan’s 12th Congressional District Congresswoman reminded members of the union’s rich history and legacy. “The UAW was a  part of putting the world on wheels and you are going to be a critical

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