There’s More Than One Way to Strike

Local 2270 members Jake Guild, left, and Taylor Hoffmeyer’s four-month old daughter didn’t seem to mind the noise of the bowling alley. They were joined by Tiffany McLachlan, Betty Crawford, Jana Gilmore and (not pictured) Renee Hoffmeyer on the Local 2270 team. Local 2270 is based in Evard, Michigan. UAW Bowling Championships Feature Tough Competition,

A Tremendous Loss in Alabama

Photo by C.J. Hamilton Bobbie Billingsley Worked to Help Others Renee Seals bought a small metal cross to put on the door at UAW Local 112 when her friend Bobbie Billingsley suddenly died in a car accident. The 18-inch cross helped let members know that there wouldn’t be a union meeting that night. Seals, a

Glass Plant Workers Detail the Dangers at Fuyao

Town Hall Shows Unity, Community Support James Martin is on temporary total disability because of the time he spent working at the Fuyao Glass plant in Moraine, Ohio. He suffers from diminished lung capacity that, according to his doctor, was caused by working with isocyanate glues and primers, powerful chemicals which are known to cause

UAW Mothers: Fighting for a better life

We are rerunning this story from last year’s May-June Solidarity magazine for Mother’s Day this year. Mothers are an important part of everyone’s life and knowing the power of a union helps them is a solid reminder that the only place women will get equal pay and benefits is when they are in a union.

Together We Win: UAW Helps Unemployed Win Relief Against Michigan

State Made False Fraud Allegations Against Workers The power of a state agency against one person can be daunting. But when you are a union member who has experienced attorneys fighting for justice on your behalf, the power equation changes. That’s exactly what happened in early February when attorneys representing Michigan workers, including numerous UAW

Union Front: Burn Camp Provides a Great Experience

Alonzo More, 14, Isaiah Struck, 10, and Jaques Williams, 15, say there is a lot for campers to do at Black Lake, but just about everyone loves the opportunity to swim. It’s All About Fun for Special Kids at Black Lake You could be excused if you mistakenly thought a catastrophe had hit the UAW

Spotlight on Committees: The UAW Women’s Committees

Their Work Makes for a Better Workplace and a Better Life at Home It’s proven to be the best way to close the wage gap between men and women. Organized labor contracts show no pay difference between pay and benefits negotiated for men and women in collective bargaining. Perhaps that is why for the past

Cover Story: Mississippi Yearning

Photo by C.J. Hamilton Nissan Workers’ March for Union Rights Recalls the Civil Rights Struggle Thousands of Nissan workers and their supporters marched on the plant to demand that the automaker allow a vote on union representation without fear or intimidation. Photo by John Davis/UAW Local 2195 Echoes of an earlier time in Mississippi were

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