A New Year of Opportunity

My Sisters and Brothers,  I want to begin this first message of 2022 with a deep sentiment of gratitude for our union and for all the hard work, dedication, and fortitude our UAW family showed this past year. We had many challenges to face together, and I watched this membership rise to each one of

Michigan Legislative Update: VOTING SUPPRESSION disguised as VOTER SECURITY, Flint Water Crisis and more

Welcome to the new Michigan Legislative Update Newsletter brought to you by Michigan UAW-CAP. The Community Action Program (CAP) of the UAW is the union’s non-partisan political arm. CAP educates members, both active and retired, on political issues that affect them and their families. Learn more about UAW-CAP, here. Voting suppression disguised as voter security

The UAW Mourns the Loss of former Secretary-Treasurer Ruben Burks

The UAW International Executive Board is deeply saddened by the passing today of beloved former UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ruben Burks. “It is never easy losing a member of the UAW family, and it is especially hard when it is someone like my union brother Ruben Burks, who gave so much to members and the union that

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT – Pass the PRO Act

Last month marked one year since the Supreme Court handed down a wrongheaded, anti-worker decision in Janus v. AFSCME. Right-wing pundits predicted the death of the labor movement, but we fought back harder than ever. In the face of ruthless attacks on our most fundamental rights, our solidarity has only grown stronger. Five justices in

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: We are Not Staying Still!

The labor movement isn’t content to merely survive in an era when anti-union lawmakers control both chambers of Congress – we’re moving forward, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told delegates at the 2018 UAW Community Action Program (CAP) Conference in Washington, D.C. “It’s time to drop our shield, pick up our sword and go on offense

Rep. Jayapal: We have to value all immigrants

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who represents most of Seattle and adjoining areas, came to America from India all on her own at 16 years old to attend college at Georgetown University because her parents wanted her to have a good education and opportunities. The first Indian-American in the U.S. House of Representatives, says the term “chain

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