Sen. Tim Kaine – He’s With Us!

Sen. Tim Kaine a Former Civil Rights Lawyer Who Respects Workers’ Rights According to the U.S. Constitution, the vice president has three required duties. Of those, two are largely ceremonial. The most important is casting a tie-breaking vote if the U.S. Senate is deadlocked. Casting a vote when the Senate is deadlocked could be quite

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

Union Front: On the Vanguard for Veterans

UAW Region 9 Members Donate Van to Help Those Who Served Get to Medical Appointments The Bath Veterans Administration Medical Center is in a rural part of western New York State 100 miles southeast of Buffalo. Sometimes it isn’t easy for area veterans to get to and from their medical appointments at the facility. There’s

Union Front: Making Higher Education Affordable

Tom Fricano Scholarships Help Members with College Costs Joe Brusca, a member of UAW Local 644 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, understands the escalating cost of higher education. His daughter, Karissa, graduated with honors last year from York College in Pennsylvania. She now works as a nurse and has set her sights on working in a critical

Together We Win: Victory at the NLRB for Academic Workers

A Long, Hard Fight Ends in Union Rights It’s a victory for graduate workers not only at Columbia University but private universities across the country. In August, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a sweeping decision affecting graduate teaching and research assistants by restoring their right to form a union and bargain collectively. The

Union Front: Members’ Right to Appeal Protected by UAW Constitution

The UAW Constitution (Article 33) gives any UAW member the right to appeal on the whole range of issues and disputes which can arise in the life of our union. This includes grievances, election protests or “any action or inaction” by union officials or representatives. The appeal must be filed with the body responsible for

Union Front: UAW App Brings Important Information to Your Phone

You’ve probably noticed by now that UAW President Dennis Williams is focused on finding new ways to connect with the membership during his administration. Whether it’s through union meetings, text messages, worksite fliers, email, tele-town halls, websites, direct mail or social media, there’s been an unprecedented amount of attention paid to how the International Union

She’s With Us – September – October 2016

Index: Volume 59, No. 9 – 10 From the President: Vote for the Candidate who is Committed to Organized Labor PRO-Member –  When Speech Incites Hate: Two UAW Members Reflect on 2016 Election Together We Win: Flamingo Casino Cashiers Look Forward to Making Positive Changes Union Front: UAW App Brings Important Information to Your Phone Union

Clinton will Protect Retirement Security, Health Care

In the workplace, the halls of Congress, and state capitols, UAW members have consistently fought for policies that support retirement security and health care for all. We have always believed everyone should be able to retire with dignity and not worry about making ends meet during their golden years. Unfortunately, this is view is not