2020 UAW Legislative Conference ends with an eye toward November

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the keynote speaker on the final day of the 2020 UAW Community Action Program (CAP) Conference, quoted Walter Reuther as saying, “We can make America the image of what it really stands for.” UAW members must help make that a reality in the 2020 elections, Pelosi added. “Are you ready to

UAW Members take their message to Capitol Hill

On Tuesday, more than 1,000 UAW members from around the country, including Puerto Rico, spent the day on Capitol Hill meeting with their members of Congress. The members are attending a four-day UAW Community Action Program conference which focuses on the 2020 elections, international trade, job creation and other issues of importance to working families.

CAP delegates prepare for Tuesday Hill visits

The work for CAP activists on their visit to House lawmakers on Tuesday will be to lobby them on key UAW priorities, including: Fighting for good jobs: Since 1978, college tuition has increased by 1,120%, medical costs are up 601%, food has increased by 244%, and shelter is up by 360%. Over the same period,

UAW Legislative Conference Delegates Honor the Past; Focus on the Future

The UAW’s 2020 Community Action Program (CAP) Conference opened its second day with a moving video tribute to Black History Month, and the powerful relationship between the civil rights and labor movements. Thea Lee, president of the Economic Policy Institute shared a message that connected economic inequality with the past three decades of injustice and

More than 1,000 attend UAW legislative conference in D.C.; prepare to hit Capitol Hill on Tuesday

More than 1,000 UAW members and attendees, including members from Puerto Rico, gathered in Washington D.C., today to launch the start of the 2020 UAW National Community Action Program (CAP) Conference. The four-day conference theme is “Fighting for Tomorrow-Preparing Today” and will highlight the UAW’s legislative and political priorities for 2020. This year’s conference, said

UAW Members Head to Nation’s Capital for CAP Conference

Hundreds of UAW members are gathering in Washington D.C. Sunday, Feb. 2 through Wednesday, Feb. 5, for the 2020 National Community Action Program (CAP) Conference. The four-day conference theme is “Fighting for Tomorrow-Preparing Today” and will highlight the UAW’s legislative and political priorities for 2020. This year’s conference will focus on the 2020 elections, international

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