UAW President on President Obama’s auto plant tour Jan. 7

UAW President Dennis Williams on President Obama’s auto plant tour marking the auto sector’s successful turnaround and the end of the government’s historic efforts to save the auto industry The following statement by UAW President Dennis Williams can be used in whole or in part: “Together, the members of the UAW, government officials of all

UAW President’s statement on Ally Financial TARP final sale

On Friday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced the final sale of Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) stock involved in the rejuvenation of the U.S. auto industry. In all, the unprecedented work of the UAW, the auto companies and the U.S. government yielded $15.35 billion in profit. It also saved 1.5 million jobs and preserved

UAW President Williams’ statement on Veterans Day

We honor our veterans today. Across the country UAW members acknowledge this day, and that our union’s service to veterans is a year-round obligation. From a variety of organized activities ranging from collecting and donating items for those who live in Veterans Homes to simply taking time on any day of the year to remember

UAW President Dennis Williams joins U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James P. Hoffa to Kick Off Labor Day Parade in Detroit

UAW President Dennis Williams will join U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James P. Hoffa as the three speak before they kick off the traditional Labor Day parade. The theme for this year’s parade is “Together We WILL WIN!!” The kick-off is scheduled at 9 a.m. at 2121 Trumbull St.,

UAW statement on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

DETROIT — UAW President Dennis Williams issued the following statement today regarding President Obama’s executive order on fair pay and safe workplaces:  “I commend President Obama for signing an executive order that will hold companies that receive significant taxpayer dollars more accountable for their actions. Thanks to President Obama’s bold move, companies that repeatedly violate

UAW charters Local 42 at Volkswagen in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The UAW today announced the formation of UAW Local 42, a new local union providing representation for employees at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga. Organized by Volkswagen employees, Local 42 offers workers the opportunity for a voice in the workplace through the German automaker’s “works council” approach to employee engagement. Volkswagen’s business

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