UAW Legislative Conference Delegates Honor the Past; Focus on the Future

The UAW’s 2020 Community Action Program (CAP) Conference opened its second day with a moving video tribute to Black History Month, and the powerful relationship between the civil rights and labor movements. Thea Lee, president of the Economic Policy Institute shared a message that connected economic inequality with the past three decades of injustice and

More than 1,000 attend UAW legislative conference in D.C.; prepare to hit Capitol Hill on Tuesday

More than 1,000 UAW members and attendees, including members from Puerto Rico, gathered in Washington D.C., today to launch the start of the 2020 UAW National Community Action Program (CAP) Conference. The four-day conference theme is “Fighting for Tomorrow-Preparing Today” and will highlight the UAW’s legislative and political priorities for 2020. This year’s conference, said

Unions Put America First and Goal

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for Super Bowl LIV. The big game matches the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers and marks the first time these two have met in a Super Bowl. So how will the big game turn out? I’ve got the answer already. Because of the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) and the collective bargaining

UAW Members Head to Nation’s Capital for CAP Conference

Hundreds of UAW members are gathering in Washington D.C. Sunday, Feb. 2 through Wednesday, Feb. 5, for the 2020 National Community Action Program (CAP) Conference. The four-day conference theme is “Fighting for Tomorrow-Preparing Today” and will highlight the UAW’s legislative and political priorities for 2020. This year’s conference will focus on the 2020 elections, international

UAW Executive Board Files Article 31 Charges to Expel Former Officers and Staff Who Have Been Convicted of Criminal and Unethical Conduct

Action Would Expel Eight UAW Officials from Membership Detroit – The UAW’s International Executive Board filed charges Friday under Article 31 of the UAW Constitution against former Vice Presidents Joseph Ashton and Norwood Jewell, along with former UAW International Representatives Edward “Nick” Robinson, Nancy Johnson, Jeffrey Pietrzyk, Michael Grimes, Keith Mickens, and Virdell King, seeking

UAW Local 402 Issues Statement About Navistar Production

Leaders of UAW Local 402 in Springfield, Ohio where Navistar builds heavy trucks issued the following statement today: “Since September of this year, UAW Local 402 workers in Springfield have experienced over 300 layoffs and reduced truck production,” said Chris Blizzard, President of UAW Local 402. “At the same time, production of U.S. Postal Service

UAW Statement on Signing of the USMCA

“With the stroke of a pen, the long awaited “new NAFTA” or USMCA is now law. UAW members know far too well that trade agreements have not delivered the job security protections promised. That is why the UAW will be vigilant in monitoring this agreement, its implementation and the overall goal of protecting U.S. jobs

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