Union meets with Honeywell, files NLRB charge

Today, the UAW met with Honeywell to resume bargaining. The union came prepared to bargain and made proposals addressing the concerns UAW local memberships have with Honeywell’s final offer. The company brought no new proposals to settle the lockout. Further, after a two-month delay in allowing the union access to its South Bend, Indiana, facility,

Region 1D Director Gerald Kariem on Trump visit to Flint, Michigan

“Running government like a business created the Flint water crisis, and obviously that did not work for Flint, and it won’t work for the rest of America,” said Gerald Kariem, director of UAW Region 1D, which includes Flint. “It is disappointing that the candidate who last year said he wants to ship auto plants to

Statement in Response to Volkswagen Appeal of NLRB Order

Chattanooga, Tenn. — Gary Casteel, secretary-treasurer of the UAW and director of the International Union’s Transnational Department, today released the following statement in response to the decision by Volkswagen to appeal an order by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) requiring the company to collectively bargain with skilled trades employees: “We’re disappointed that Volkswagen is

Unanimous NLRB Order Requires Volkswagen to Bargain with UAW Local Union

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Gary Casteel, secretary-treasurer of the UAW and director of the International Union’s Transnational Department, today released the following statement in response to a new order by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) requiring Volkswagen to collectively bargain with its skilled trades employees: “We’re pleased that the NLRB has ordered Volkswagen to bargain

Statement on continued lockout of UAW members at Honeywell

Despite UAW members making a good faith effort to return to bargaining with Honeywell, the company, through a press release issued Aug. 27, continues to show that it does not intend to end the lockout that has affected nearly 360 working men and women. Instead of working to resolve outstanding issues, the company’s press release

UAW statement on Volkswagen violating federal law

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee — Gary Casteel, secretary-treasurer of the UAW and director of the international union’s Transnational Department, today released the following statement in response to Volkswagen’s decision to violate federal law and fight a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB): “Today, the UAW asked the NLRB to issue an unfair labor practice complaint

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