Union Front: Providing Hope to Struggling Military Families

The UAW Staff Council, in partnership with the International, provided financial support, as well as labor, for the construction of the home on the VFW’s campus that is named after the late UAW President Stephen P. Yokich. UAW Members Give $13,000 Donation to VFW National Home for Children The UAW Staff Council, an organization that

Union Front: Lake Orion GM Plant for Autonomous Chevy Bolts

Driver or No driver, Local 5960 Workers Build Quality UAW members at Local 5960 in Lake Orion, Michigan, have been building quality vehicles for drivers for decades. Now they will build quality vehicles for cars without drivers. General Motors announced in December that its Orion Township assembly plant will build test fleet Chevrolet Bolt EVs

Together we win: Columbia University Graduate Workers Gain a Voice

Columbia University graduate workers get set to head to their polling location to vote. Graduate workers at Columbia University in New York celebrated a hard-won victory Dec. 9 when they voted 1,602 to 623 in favor of joining the UAW. With momentum from a landmark National Labor Relations Board (NRLB) ruling four months earlier that

From the President: Obama’s Legacy: Helping Working People

Eight years ago, Barack Obama became the first African-American president. This was a historic event in our nation’s history in and of itself. But he brought with him a message of hope and change that invigorated political participation that this country hadn’t seen in decades. In his 2008 presidential campaign, he addressed income inequality and

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


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