Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on General Motors’ Decision to Close Plants, Cut Thousands of Jobs

The American people and the federal government have supported General Motors through difficult times and the industry should have the back of American workers. In a time of huge corporate tax cuts and back-to-back years of record operating profits, General Motors should be investing in American workers, not shipping jobs overseas. Auto workers made sacrifices

Congressman Tim Ryan Calls For Congressional Hearings on GM Tax Cuts

Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) today called for Congressional hearings to look into how General Motors (GM) utilized millions of dollars in tax cuts. This comes in the wake of GM’s announcement that they are laying off 14,700 workers and closing 5 facilities across North America. GM’s plant in Lordstown, Ohio is among those impacted, which

Senator Gary Peters Statement on GM Production Announcement

I’m extremely disappointed by GM’s announcement to cut thousands of jobs, and my heart goes out to the Michigan workers and their families who are receiving this terrible news during the holiday season. As GM considers further investment and employment decisions, I strongly encourage them to hire, invest and grow here in the United States.

Sherrod Brown Blasts GM Decision as Corporate Greed at Its Worst

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown today blasted General Motors’ decision to lay off its final shift of workers and close its Lordstown plant in March of 2019. Earlier this year, GM announced plans to build the new Chevy Blazer in Mexico on the same day the company ended the second shift at a plant. GM received

Congressman Sander Levin Responds to GM’s Announced Job Losses

The recent General Motors announcement must serve as a major wake up call – for the entire nation, not only workers. The GM announcement highlights the grievous flaw in the old NAFTA, which remains with the new one as currently negotiated. Mexico’s persistent, suppressed low wages of a few dollars per hour caused a major

UAW Regional Directors React to GM Announcement

Region 8 Director Mitchell Smith: “It is a shameful day when a corporation like GM, that already makes record profits, pulls the rug out from its workforce and communities. All that is wrong about corporate America is what went into this decision. This will long be a textbook example of corporate greed.” Region 1 Director

GM Production Decision Harms Workers in Michigan, Ohio, Maryland

General Motors decision today to stop production at the Lordstown, Ohio, and Hamtramck, Michigan, assembly plants will idle thousands of workers, and will not go unchallenged by the UAW. This decision will also affect employment at other GM locations including Baltimore, Maryland, and Michigan’s Brownstown and Warren Transmission plants.  The UAW and our members will

The 2019 UAW Union-Built Vehicle Guide: Buy Union and Support Good Jobs!

  Take a look at the guide and make a choice that’s good for our entire economy. Buy union today! UAW Cars Buick LaCrosse Cadillac ATS Cadillac CTS Cadillac CT6 (excluding plug-in hybrid) Chevrolet Bolt (electric) Chevrolet Camaro Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet Cruze* Chevrolet Cruze (diesel) Chevrolet Impala Chevrolet Malibu Chevrolet Sonic Chevrolet Volt (electric) Ford

Buy Union – Buy American | 2018 Holiday Shopping Guide

Our loved ones deserve only the very best. This holiday season, show them how much you care by buying union-made gifts. Union-made goods are high quality; they stand the test of time. Buying union also means you are supporting good-paying jobs that strengthen and grow our economy. Buy union: for your loved ones, for your