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

Union Front: * Beware of the Asterisk *

Not All Detroit Three Vehicles Support Good Jobs As a union member, the relative of a union member, or someone who simply recognizes that buying an American-made, union-built vehicle has value beyond the actual rubber and metal, you want to make the most out of your purchase. You want a great vehicle, but you also

Cover Story: Hillary Clinton – She’s With Us!

Forget Personalities and ‘Likeability’ – Who Will Lead and Who is Best on the Issues Critical to American Working Families? Presidential political campaigns in the age of the 24/7 news cycle can be quite distracting. The media often supplies saturation coverage on inconsequential stories unrelated to the issues that directly affect our families such as

FCA US plans on investing in Illinois and Ohio plants

Investments in assembly plants total more than $1 billion 1,000 new jobs to be created Plants will be retooled to support growth of Jeep® brand Brings total U.S. investment to more than $6.8 billion with more than 23,500 jobs created since June 2009 AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – FCA US today announced that it will invest

The Union Label Committee

The Union Label Committee   The first modern union label was created by the Carpenter’s Eight-Hour League in 1869. Read more things you need to know about the Union Label.Article 44 of the UAW Constitution lays out the mandatory standing committees for local unions. Union Label comes second – right after Constitution and Bylaws. Article

We Stand by Flint

UAW members spring into action to help neglected city When you turn on the tap at home, you don’t think about whether the water is safe. You trust it’s OK because trained government experts make sure it’s safe for drinking, cooking and bathing. That trust has been broken in  a big way for residents of

The trouble with the TPP

Understanding complex terms can help us make our case The political season is fully underway. Along with the high-profile — and high-stakes — presidential contest, Americans will be electing new congressional representation. As UAW members we want to know where they stand on issues of importance to us. We want the current Congress to understand

Remembering the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Today is an important date in civil rights history. Eighty-nine African-Americans, including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks, voluntarily turned themselves in to authorities in Montgomery, Alabama, on Feb. 22, 1956, after being indicted under a 1921 law “prohibiting conspiracies that interfered with lawful business.” The statute, designed to break trade union action, outlawed

Support our members, good jobs and the U.S. economy

Buying from the 2016 UAW Union-Built Vehicle List accomplishes all three Ryan Snyder considers himself a gatekeeper. As a quality verifier, it’s his job to make sure that every vehicle that leaves the American General plant in Mishawaka, Indiana, is free of defects. The UAW Local 5 member knows that a distinct population of the

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