Tag: 2016 Election

UAW Delegates Feeling Unified on DNC Day 2: Blog

SEE PHOTOS FROM THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION Follow us on Twitter @UAW for Live Updates! 11:59 PM — DNC Day 2 Evening Session Roundup UAW delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention were treated Tuesday night to speeches by activists, dignitaries, and even a former United States president. After a roll call vote on the floor of the convention, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, who lost a tough primary to Hillary Clinton, stood in a show of party unity to ask that Hillary Clinton be nominated by acclimation as the Democratic Party’s nominee for president of the United States. Democratic Party ... Read more

UAW Member Delegates Talk Trump

It’s difficult for Jason Barlow to explain the rash actions of Donald Trump to his 7-year-old daughter, Olivia. Barlow, president of UAW Local 402 in Springfield, Ohio, said Trump doesn’t act like a mature adult, let alone like the potential leader of our nation. Trump’s willingness to divide people through angry rhetoric and insults instead of bringing them together worries Barlow about Olivia’s future. She has heard the candidate speak about others in unflattering tones while watching television with her dad and mom, Rachele, who also attended the Democratic National Convention. “I see her face. It’s scary,” said Barlow, who ... Read more

Hillary Clinton Statement on Endorsement by the UAW

Hillary Clinton released the following statement after earning the endorsement of the United Auto Workers. Clinton now has the endorsement of 26 national labor unions or labor alliances representing more than 13 million employees​: ​ ​”​I am honored to have received the endorsement of the United Auto Workers and their over one million active and retired members​.​Every day, the UAW shows us that we can and we will ‘Make it in America.’ ​ ​ The U.S. auto industry has come roaring back from the great recession and just posted its best year ever—because the U.S. auto industry has the world’s ... Read more