Labor Voices: We are stronger together

It has been a privilege to serve as the president of the UAW for the past four years. Working together with the UAW’s dedicated officers, directors, assistant directors, staff, local union leaders and members, we have created a strong, stable and growing UAW. The Great Recession of the late 2000s created a perfect storm of

Legal Services Workers Deserve Fair Wages Too

Collective bargaining rights should be common among all workers, and CAMBA legal services workers in New York who seek to join the UAW share a common goal of fair wages. If an agreement is reached and the new bargaining unit is recognized, staff attorneys and law graduates will bargain for fair wages and pay parity

UAW Endorses Cordray-Sutton

COLUMBUS, OH –Today at their annual conference, the United Auto Workers endorsed Rich Cordray and Betty Sutton for Governor and Lt. Governor of Ohio. Rich and Betty have been consistent advocates for workers throughout their time in public service. Both Rich Cordray and Betty Sutton have a strong record of standing up for Ohio’s auto

Michigan Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival Kicks Off Six Weeks of Non-Violent Direct Action Monday in Lansing

Movement Demands Sweeping Overhaul of Nation’s Voting Rights Laws, Policies to Address Poverty, Ecological Devastation, War Economy The Michigan Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival kicked off a six-week season of nonviolent direct action this past Monday in Lansing, demanding a massive overhaul of the nation’s voting rights laws, new programs to

The Gig Economy is Undercutting Workers

Today’s app-based economy is great for consumers who want fast, convenient services and goods. Quick response requires flexibility from workers. But the on-demand work world of today can undercut employees as companies drive labor and other work costs to rock-bottom levels and offload unrealistic burdens onto their employees.  With a union, workers wouldn’t be forced

University of Washington Postdocs: It’s official: WE ARE A UNION!

On Friday, May 11, The University of Washington Postdoc vote in support of joining the UAW was certified! Below is a letter from the organizing committee celebrating the victory:   Dear Colleague, It’s hard to contain our excitement, and we surely cannot type out the true number of exclamation points we are *feeling* when we

Honoring Walter and May Reuther

Forty-eight years ago today, the UAW lost a great leader, Walter Reuther, his wife May, and four others in a tragic plane crash near Onaway, Mich., May 9, 1970. In an unprecedented show of respect and solidarity, on the day of Walter and May’s funeral, May 12, UAW members at over 300 plants across the

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