UAW gives official notice to GM terminating National Agreement effective at 11:59 p.m. this Sunday, October 25, 2015

See the original letter here October 24, 2015 Cathy Clegg, Vice President GMNA Labor Relations Mfg. “C” Building MC 480-108-111 30400 Mound Road Warren, Ml 48090 Dear Ms. Clegg, In accordance with the parties’ September 14, 2015 Memorandum of Understanding extending the termination date of the September 16, 2011 National Agreement and Salaried Master Agreement,

Where the Right to Bargain Comes From

It’s easy to forget that that the policy of the United States is to encourage “the practice and procedure of collective bargaining.”  (National Labor Relations Act, Foreword) The reason why is simple:  the federal government regulates free commerce, and it believes that collective bargaining is a useful tool to reduce obstacles to commerce.  Thomas Perez,

What is a Bargaining Committee?

UAW members are represented at the bargaining table by their bargaining committee.  The committee is elected pursuant to the local union bylaws, and their size and composition varies depending on the size of the local and the nature of the agreement. The committee’s job is to attend all negotiating meetings, and do the necessary research

UAW LOCAL 42 SEEKS NLRB ELECTION FOR VOLKSWAGEN MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — UAW Local 42 today filed paperwork with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seeking a representation election for employees in the maintenance, or skilled trades, unit of Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant. “A key objective for our local union always has been, and still is, moving toward collective bargaining for the purpose of reaching a multi-year

10 Jobs You Didn’t Know Were Performed by UAW Members

Everybody knows that UAW members build cars, but here are 10 things we bet you didn’t know that UAW members do! 1. UAW members help people build their credit UAW members from Region 1 are Financial Advisers at Financial Fitness Centre in Windsor, Ontario in Canada. 2. We drive your kids back and forth from

Big gains in new UAW FCA Tentative Agreement

Big Gains for UAW-FCA Members (Download the PDF) Clear Path to Traditional Wages for In-Progression Members: All current in-progression members will be paid traditional wages within eight years. In-progression employees with four years of service will be paid traditional wages by the end of this contract – that’s more than $10 per hour in wage

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