UAW Region 1 Elected Delegates Pick James Harris As Regional Director

Detroit – Delegates elected by Local Unions in UAW Region 1 met Thursday and elected James Harris as Regional Director. Harris hails from UAW Local 1700, Stellantis Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP). “It is a great honor to represent Region 1 members, retirees and their families,” said Harris. “Our focus will continue to be on representing

STATEMENT OF UAW PRESIDENT RAY CURRY ON THE HISTORY-MAKING ELECTION OF THE FIRST FEMALE AFL-CIO PRESIDENT LIZ SHULER & FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN AFL-CIO SECRETARY-TREASURER FRED REDMOND

  Detroit – “In Liz Shuler, the working families of the AFL-CIO have a President who understands the need to grow organized labor, focus resources on protecting America’s working families and America’s middle class, and a strong voice for free fair collective bargaining for all workers. The UAW, having championed diversity in union leadership throughout

Joint UAW Statement of UAW President Ray Curry and UAW Vice President Terry Dittes on Silao Workers Solidarity

Workers Reject a Pro-employer Protection Union Contract   The UAW congratulates workers at the GM Silao plant who withstood threats and intimidation to reject a pro-employer union contract 3,214 to 2,623.   The vote occurred after the Biden Administration sought to rerun the previous vote under new provisions of the USMCA agreement to give union workers a free,

STATEMENT BY UAW PRESIDENT RAY CURRY ON U.S. SENATE PASSAGE OF THE BI-PARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE BILL

Detroit –  “Every day UAW members, our friends, neighbors and communities confront firsthand the sad reality that the infrastructure in the United States desperately needs to be modernized. UAW members make products that are impacted by the current state of our roads, bridges, internet capacity and electrical grid reliability. With today’s passage of a bi-partisan

Honoring 56 Years of the Voting Rights Act

Today marks the 56th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act, one of the most sweeping pieces of civil rights legislation in U.S. history. This ground-breaking measure was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965 after the courageous efforts of Civil Rights leaders who marched, fought, and bled for the

PERB Rules that a Majority of UC’s 17,000 Student Researchers Have Democratically Decided to Form a Union

OAKLAND, CA—California’s Public Employment Relations Board has verified that a majority of the 17,000 Graduate Student Researchers, Trainees, and Fellows at the ten University of California campuses and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have chosen to unionize through Student Researchers United/UAW (SRU-UAW). SRU-UAW makes history as the largest union formed in 2021, and the largest-ever unionization

PERB Rules that a Majority of UC’s 17,000 Student Researchers Have Democratically Decided to Form a Union

The largest unionization of Academic Student Employees in U.S. history takes the higher ed labor movement to new heights California’s Public Employment Relations Board has verified that a majority of the 17,000 Graduate Student Researchers, Trainees, and Fellows at the ten University of California campuses and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have chosen to unionize through

STATEMENT OF THE COVID-19 JOINT TASK FORCE REGARDING REINSTATING MASK MANDATE

Detroit – The COVID-19 Joint Task Force, comprised of the UAW, Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, has determined that personnel will be required to wear masks at all plants, offices and warehouses, regardless of vaccination status, beginning Aug. 4. This is in response to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recent change in COVID-19

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