Tag: Bargaining 2019

UAW Workers Woke Across the Country, Some in Hospital Beds, Without Insurance

UAW to GM: Taking our healthcare is sickening Monday night, as workers from nearly 70 facilities in 19 states were standing on the picket lines, GM chose to terminate their health coverage immediately. The company’s decision was made without any warning to the UAW, leaving more than 48,000 members and their families at risk of being suddenly uninsured. Laura Prater, a UAW-GM worker at GM’s Springhill plant, woke up in a hospital bed and instead of focusing on her recovery had to worry about whether her insurance was still in place.  Watch Video UAW Local 2164 President Jack Bowers says ... Read more