Young Workers Lead Union Growth in 2017

The 21st century work world is a lot different from when the UAW was founded in 1935. But young workers today are finding that the benefits of union membership are tried and true, even today. Younger workers are increasingly becoming union members, with 76% of 2017’s union growth coming from workers under 35. Young workers

150 Bon Appétit Employees Serving Employees of Airbnb Unite Through UAW

On Friday February 9, 2018, nearly 150 Bon Appétit Management Company food service employees working at Airbnb ratified a first time union contract with the UAW (United Automobile Workers). The agreement covers food service employees working at four Airbnb locations in San Francisco, California and Portland, Oregon. “The contract raises the bar for working people

Statement from UAW Region 2-B Director Rich Rankin on Dana Recognition

Several months ago, workers at Dana Toledo reached out to the UAW for representation. During the last few weeks, a majority of the workers authorized the UAW to represent them in collective bargaining with the Company. Today Dana agreed to follow the parties’ agreement toward recognition of the UAW as the exclusive bargaining representative of

UAW Members Endorse Roger Manno for Maryland Congressional Race

Because of his commitment to supporting working families and a strong middle-class economy, the UAW has announced its endorsement of State Senator Roger Manno for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District race. “Senator Manno has a proven track record in the Maryland legislature for standing up for workers,” said UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry. Region 8

Ford to invest $25 Million in Kentucky Plant

Ford has announced new investments in its Kentucky Truck Plant, due to increasing demand from consumers. The company plans to invest an additional $25 million—on top of the $900 Million it has already invested—to boost production of the Lincoln Navigator and Ford Expedition. Todd Dunn, President of UAW Local 862, which represents the workers at

Send a message from the heart with a hand-arranged Valentine’s Day bouquet! UAW members save 25% with Union Plus.

Save 25% on Flowers and Gifts for Every Occasion Order beautiful flower arrangements and gift baskets through Teleflora and make someone’s day. Flowers are perfect for birthdays and holidays, and is a lovely way to say, “Get well,” “Thank you!” or “Congrats.” Union Members save 25% on all Teleflora flowers and GiftTree gift baskets — your

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: We are Not Staying Still!

The labor movement isn’t content to merely survive in an era when anti-union lawmakers control both chambers of Congress – we’re moving forward, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told delegates at the 2018 UAW Community Action Program (CAP) Conference in Washington, D.C. “It’s time to drop our shield, pick up our sword and go on offense

Rep. Jayapal: We have to value all immigrants

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who represents most of Seattle and adjoining areas, came to America from India all on her own at 16 years old to attend college at Georgetown University because her parents wanted her to have a good education and opportunities. The first Indian-American in the U.S. House of Representatives, says the term “chain

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