UAW-Made Chevrolet Bolt named North American Car of the Year

DETROIT — Chevrolet Bolt EV is the 2017 North American Car of the Year. The Bolt EV’s recognition marks the fourth time in four years that Chevrolet has received the North American Car of the Year or Truck of the Year award, following the Corvette Stingray and Silverado’s wins in 2014 and the Colorado’s award

2017 UAW Built Vehicles List

UAW CARS (USA) Buick LaCrosse Buick Verano Cadillac ATS Cadillac CTS Cadillac CT6 Chevrolet Bolt (electric) Chevrolet Camaro Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet Cruze* Chevrolet Cruze (diesel) Chevrolet Impala Chevrolet Malibu Chevrolet Sonic* Chevrolet Volt (electric) Chrysler 200 Dodge Viper Ford C-Max (full hybrid/electric) Ford Focus Ford Focus (electric) Ford Mustang Ford Taurus UAW TRUCKS (USA) Chevrolet

Save American jobs by calling Congress now!

Last summer, Congress narrowly approved legislation granting Trade Promotion Authority (also known as Fast Track) to the president for the next six years — possibly, long enough to apply to three administrations. The passage of Fast Track means that Congress will only get an up-or-down, simple majority vote on all trade agreements with no opportunity

UAW releases 2014 union-built vehicles list

Quality, variety and fuel efficiency – not to mention keeping good jobs in America – are the highlights of the UAW’s 2014 Union-Built Vehicles List, which was released today. The new editions to the list include Ford Motor Co.’s Fusion sedan, made for the first time at the Flat Rock (Mich.) Assembly Plant as a

Cover Story: Renegotiating NAFTA

Let’s Have a Trade Agreement that Benefits Working Families Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot in 1992 predicted there would be a “giant sucking sound” of jobs leaving the United States if the then-proposed North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was approved. Perot, of course, correctly saw the future. That giant sucking sound was 851,700 U.S.

Unifor-UAW Statement on Auto and the Re-negotiation of NAFTA

The Potential for Fair Trade in an Essential Industry The North American auto industry remains a powerhouse of advanced manufacturing, innovation and economic activity. Directly responsible for 2 million jobs across North America, the auto industry serves as the anchor for entire supply chains including: auto parts producers, suppliers of raw materials and service providers

PRO Member: A Call to Action

Jessie Jesson, fourth from the left, and her brothers and sisters at Local 686 remember the dark days of the auto crisis and wondered whether they would still have jobs. The crisis made Jesson aware of the need for union involvement and making connections with fellow members. UAW Member Finds Purpose in Her Plant’s Darkest

2015 Financial Report: Report to Members on the Union’s Finances

UAW Secretary-Treasurer Gary Casteel After a long, divisive 2016 election UAW members, rightfully so, are focused on how these next few years will impact their jobs, their families and their communities. Let’s put the election behind us and now focus on how we will move forward in building a stronger union and protecting our American

Together We Win: Auto Organizing Update

A delegation of Nissan workers and community members marched in a Paris rally in October to attend a rally calling for an end to threats at Nissan in Canton From left: Mississippi NAACP President Derrick Johnson, Bishop Thomas Jenkins, Nissan worker Morris Mock, actor Danny Glover and Christian Hutin, a member of the French Parliament.

ICYMI: Members build Motor Trend Car & Truck of the Year

To anyone who has ever spent time with UAW members, it’s no secret that we take pride in the work that we do and the products that we build. When you see that something is UAW-made, you know you’re getting something that was crafted with skilled labor. You’re also supporting a better economy. That’s because

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