G.I.V.E.S. Provides Holiday Help to Michigan Families & Children

Three organizations partnered to provide clothing, gifts, and food for 45 metropolitan Detroit families in need during this holiday season. On Thursday, Dec. 18, UAW Region 1A Director Rory Gamble hosted two community organizations, Michigan Welfare Rights and the Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Through his charity, Giving Is Very Extra

3,000+ NYC RAs and TAs Petition NLRB for Union Representation

NEW YORK, NY — Unions seeking representation for more than 3,000 research and teaching assistants (RAs and TAs) filed certification petitions with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today. Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC-UAW), the union for 2,800 Columbia University RAs and TAs, and Student Employees of New School (SENS-UAW), the union for over 350

UAW Responds to New Development at Volkswagen

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Gary Casteel, secretary-treasurer of the UAW, who heads the International Union’s Transnational Department, today released the following statement regarding Volkswagen’s verification of the membership of UAW Local 42: “We appreciate Volkswagen’s timely response in verifying UAW Local 42’s substantial membership level, which exceeds a majority of workers at the plant. “As anticipated,

UAW Statement on Immigration Reform

Overview Our immigration system is broken. The current system does not work for either native-born workers or immigrants. Instead, it gives unscrupulous employers a tool to create fear and division, depressing wages and weakening labor standards for all workers. Individuals seeking to immigrate to the United States face a slow and often arbitrary process that

UAW Statement on Volkswagen Policy

(Chattanooga, Tenn.) ��� Gary Casteel, secretary-treasurer of the UAW, today released the following statement regarding Volkswagen: “We appreciate Volkswagen’s effort to articulate a policy for how it will engage with UAW Local 42 and its members in Chattanooga. We have questions about this policy, which we’ll work through in discussions with management. But this is

UAW: Land opposed helping Michigan autoworkers when they needed it most

LAKE ORION, Mich. — Following misleading comments by Terry Lynn Land’s campaign that said she supported federal help for General Motors and Chrysler during the auto crisis, the UAW released the following statement: “Unlike Gary Peters, Terry Lynn Land did not stand with Michigan autoworkers when General Motors and Chrysler faced liquidation,” said Lou Rocha,

GM to Add Third Shift, 750 Jobs at Wentzville Assembly

WENTZVILLE, Mo. – General Motors will add a third shift at its Wentzville Assembly plant, creating an estimated 750 new jobs, to build the all-new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups and Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans. Dealers have ordered nearly 30,000 Colorados, which is very high for early orders. With the

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