And the Winners Are… Celebrity Judges, Fans Choose Their Favorites in United Auto Workers’ “Make It in the USA” Song & Video Contest Detroit, Mich. — A powerful hip hop anthem about the pride a man takes in a long day’s work. A haunting ode to the hands that built American industry. A fast-paced celebration of American-made products. And a passionate plea for companies to invest in the USA. These are the four winners of the United Auto Workers’ “Make it in the USA” contest, which called on entrants to create videos focused on the value of manufacturing and buying products domestically. To ... Read more
UAW Launches BuildBuyUSA Song and Video Contest; $5.000 Prize to Update ‘Look for the Union Label’ Jingle Detroit, Mich. — The UAW wants Americans to buy American. And sing about it. The union, which represents automobile, aerospace and agricultural implement workers, launched a video contest to get Americans thinking about the value of buying goods manufactured in their communities. “By manufacturing goods in the United States and spending our consumer dollars on those goods, we strengthen our communities from the ground up,” said UAW International President Dennis Williams. “This contest is an innovative way to get Americans to think about how ... Read more
American consumers can make a difference for working men and women when they buy products made right here in the United States, UAW President Dennis Williams told CAP delegates Sunday night. The UAW’s BuildBuyUSA Program will launch a video contest as an innovative way to create fun and excitement to supporting goods manufactured here because “we have economic power as working men and women in this country,” Williams said. The program will launch on March 7 with more details to be released soon. “We believe things change by the power of the wallet,” said Williams. The BuildBuyUSA video contest, said ... Read more
It’s that time of the year to celebrate the holidays. As you shop for gifts, consider buying union-made or Made in USA presents. These products represent quality, jobs and support of our communities. Here are some resources for you to check out as you shop: UAW Shopping Guide Alliance for American Manufacturing Gift Guide Labor 411 Gift Guide Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Union Label of AFL-CIO Workers United/SEIU And then don’t forget to add a gift tag to let your loved one know that your present is doubly thoughtful. Click here to download the gift ... Read more
Is a new car on your holiday shopping list this year? Whether you’re buying for yourself or a loved one, chose a union-built vehicle. Buying union-made helps our economy, our communities, and our union workers. Download our 2018 UAW Union Built Vehicle Guide and choose a vehicle that is good for your family and good for workers. You can also visit BuildBuyUSA for more information on finding union-made goods.
New website touts the ‘big picture’ of good, sustainable jobs; song contest to come The United Autoworkers announced today the launch of its new BuildBuyUSA campaign. BuildBuyUSA (www.buildbuyusa.org) promotes the value and importance of a strong manufacturing base to our economic future and the key role consumers can play. By spending our dollars on items made domestically, consumers can encourage a resurgence of well-paying manufacturing jobs in the United States. “Consumers have the power to make a difference,” said UAW International President Dennis Williams. “Our BuildBuyUSA campaign will give people the tools they need to make informed choices so that their spending ... Read more