UPDATE: UAW represented at State of the Union address

UPDATE (02/05/19, 9:35 a.m.): UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry has accepted the invitation of Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (Miss-02) to attend the State of the Union representing the UAW, International Union. UAW Lordstown and Warren local presidents to attend as guests of Ryan, Levin DETROIT, MI – Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), vice chair of the U.S. House

UAW local makes sure kids don’t go without for Christmas

The holidays may be over but the memories will last for kids at Local 211’s annual Christmas Party for Kids in Defiance, Ohio, thanks to efforts of the local’s committees joining together with retirees to produce the event. Games, food and a visit from Santa and his elves rounded out the event that included cookie

IC Bus of Oklahoma/Navistar Reaches a Tentative Agreement

UAW Local 5010 members at IC Bus of Oklahoma/Navistar announced Friday that they have reached a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining contract. The contract covers 677 UAW members. No further details on the agreement will be released publicly until Local 5010 members have a chance to review the terms of the agreement. A

The Lordstown Ripple Effect

We know that GM’s choice to halt vehicle production and lay off thousands of workers at plants in Michigan, Ohio, and Baltimore will be devastating for UAW members at those plants — but they aren’t the only ones bracing for the negative impact of this decision. Hundreds of companies along the automotive supply chain across

The Human Toll of the Federal Shutdown

When Congress cannot agree on how to fund the government or specific agencies within it, those agencies will either partially or fully halt their work until an agreement is reached. In the case of the recent government shut down, we’ve saw national parks left unattended, tax filings piled up at the IRS, and restaurants going

Americans Want Everyone to Pay Their Fair Share

In 2017, President Trump and Republicans in Congress passed a tax bill that slashed the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21% and significantly lowered the top tax rate for the super rich. With such sweeping changes to our tax code, you would think that this bill was an attempt to organize strong American attitudes

GM: Mexico’s Biggest Auto Exporter

General Motors has long been regarded as a beacon of successful American business. But today, they’ve earned themselves a new title: top carmaker and exporter of Mexico. Late last year, GM announced their decision to close plants in Michigan, Ohio, and Baltimore. As a part of this decision, over 14,000 American jobs will be eliminated,

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