Union front: Be a Proud Union Member

Margaret Catanzaro, with her granddaughters Chelsea and Megan Klassa, makes it very clear: Her union never told her who to vote for. It recommends candidates based on their support of working people and workers’ issues. An Open Letter to the UAW Membership from a 76-Year Member Editor’s Note: Margaret Catanzaro started at the Ford Highland

Legislative update: A Direct Hit to Our Rights on the Job

Republicans Make Good on Promises It has never been more difficult to keep up with national politics. Between ongoing investigations, tweets, tensions with foreign powers, and disputes over immigration, taxes and health care policy, it is easy to lose sight of what matters in our daily lives: decisions that impact our quality of life and

Together we win: Respect Workers’ Rights

Graduate Workers, Four Major Unions Demand Private Universities Come to the Bargaining Table Graduate workers, together with national leaders from four major unions and their allies, delivered letters on March 14 to the presidents of Yale, Columbia, Boston College, the University of Chicago, and Loyola of Chicago in joint demands that the administrators honor recent

Together We Win: Illegal, Unethical and Shameful

Workers Voted for a Union, but Volkswagen Continues to Fight Them “We will not fail and refuse to recognize and bargain with United Auto Workers Local 42 as the exclusive collective-bargaining representative of the employees in the bargaining unit.” That was the message the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in August 2016 instructed Volkswagen to

Health and Safety: Workers Memorial Day

Cuts to Health and Safety Programs Will Mean More Fatalities, Injuries Workers Memorial Day is April 28, the anniversary of the effective date of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. An estimated 553,000 lives have been saved by the worker protections established in the OSHA regulations. Now these regulations are under attack. Resources to address

Spotlight on Committees: Dignity in the Workplace

Civil and Human Rights Committees Play a Key Role In these divisive times, UAW local civil and human rights committees are on the front line of educating members about protecting civil rights and getting out the vote for midterm elections. One of the hardest working committees is Local 652’s Civil and Human Rights Committee in

Ammo – Redistricting: Drawing the Lines for Legislative Districts

November’s elections have the potential to impact not just the states where UAW members campaign for state offices and legislators, but Congress for the next 10 years. Every 10 years, state lawmakers or in some cases other appointed officials sit down with a map of their state and draw the boundaries for congressional and state

Women’s History Month

The UAW National Women’s Advisory Council creates education programs and training sessions for women on topics such as leadership, diversity, racism, sexism and many others. Hurdles to Equality Remain High, but UAW Women up to the Challenge As we celebrate Women’s History Month with this year’s theme “Nevertheless, She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All

A beautiful ceremony in a beautiful location

Weddings and reunions — the kind of functions that bring people together and create lifetime memories. One way to ensure that your function will be remembered is to have it at Black Lake. The Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center in Onaway, Michigan, is available for private rentals. Many couples have taken advantage

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