Las Vegas Gaming Dealers Vote to Join the UAW

STATEMENT OF UAW PRESIDENT GARY JONES ON THE VOTE AT BALLY’S. HARRAH’S, PARIS & THE WYNN DEALERS JOINING THE UAW “We welcome our new UAW sisters and brothers to the UAW family. Gaming dealers at Bally’s, Harrah’s, Paris and the Wynn will now join the over 8,000 UAW members in Casino’s across the country. We

Make it a Union-Made St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day brings a little cheer each year at the end of our winter season. And it’s not unusual for UAW members to make some classic Irish eats, kick back with a cold green beer and enjoy a little quality time family and friends. Don’t forget, there’s an easy way to make sure that your supplies

GM, FCA Bargaining Committees Introduced at UAW Special Bargaining Convention

On the second day of the UAW’s Special Bargaining Convention, Vice President Terry Dittes, director of the UAW General Motors Department, and Vice President Cindy Estrada, director of the UAW FCA Department, introduced members of the national bargaining committees and presented sector reports. The committee members will begin negotiations with the automakers this summer. In

Press Conference Following the 2019 UAW Special Bargaining Convention

DETROIT — UAW President Gary Jones will speak with the media following adjournment of the 2019 UAW Special Convention on Collective Bargaining. Where:  Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226, Room 251B When:    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at approximately *1 p.m. Teleconference Dial-In Number(s): (800) 230-1074 Confirmation Number: 465291 *Note: The conference might

UAW Special Bargaining Convention Gets Under Way

On March 11, more than 900 delegates converged in Cobo Center in Detroit to set the union’s bargaining priorities for the next four years at the UAW Special Bargaining Convention. The convention, which closes Wednesday, is a critical part of the union’s preparations for Big Three bargaining this summer and fall. The work of this

UAW Announces Strike Fund Increase

UAW President Gary Jones announced that the union’s leadership has raised the weekly strike fund pay from $200 to $250 per week effective March 2019. That number will increase to $275 per week in January 2020.   “No one goes to the bargaining table expecting to strike. But the UAW goes to the bargaining table prepared

Welcome to the 2019 Special Bargaining Convention in Detroit!

Today we kicked off our Special Bargaining Convention, which brings together members from across all sectors and areas of the country to vote on the goals that will guide the negotiations for our contracts for the next four years. This year’s theme is We Are One, recognizing the solidarity that all UAW brothers and sisters

UAW International Women’s Day Statement in Support of an ILO Convention and Recommendation on Ending Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

In honor of International Women’s Day, the UAW, representing one million active and retired members is proud to support the call for the International Labor Organization (ILO) to issue a convention and recommendation to protect workers against sexual harassment and gender-based violence. While both women and men experience violence and harassment at work, unequal status

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