Tag: DNC

Member highlights from the Democratic National Convention

Dennis Williams Speech Judy Calhoun – Region 5 Joe Taylor III – Region 2B Jason Barlow – Region 2B John Bowman — Region 5 UAW members talk TPP  

UAW Delegates Feeling Unified on DNC Day 2: Blog

SEE PHOTOS FROM THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION Follow us on Twitter @UAW for Live Updates! 11:59 PM — DNC Day 2 Evening Session Roundup UAW delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention were treated Tuesday night to speeches by activists, dignitaries, and even a former United States president. After a roll call vote on the floor of the convention, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, who lost a tough primary to Hillary Clinton, stood in a show of party unity to ask that Hillary Clinton be nominated by acclimation as the Democratic Party’s nominee for president of the United States. Democratic Party ... Read more

Philly: The cradle of liberty and a strong, diverse union city hosts the Democratic National Convention

As UAW members who are delegates to the Democratic National Convention make their way to The City of Brotherly Love, it’s an appropriate time to talk about Philadelphia. Or Philly. Or “Phil-delph-ya” in the language of the locals. They do “tawlk” a little funny here. It may be pronounced “wa-ter” elsewhere in the United States, but it’s “wooder” in Philly. As in, “Yo! I’ll have a churry wooder ice, please.” It’s a quirky city with passionate – sometimes too passionate – sports fans, more American history in a square mile than most entire states can boast, and some local eats ... Read more

Critical Decision: Wages, jobs and much more hang in the balance for UAW members

Everywhere you turn you’re reminded that it’s election season. Your Facebook and Twitter feeds are jammed with posts about it. Friends and family bring it up in conversations. Cable news talks about the candidates and their every move 24/7. When all the chatter, news reports and noise have run their course, we face the most important day, Election Day, Nov. 8. You’ll be in the voting booth alone, making a decision that will affect your life and the lives of those you care about for the next four years. This election is about your future, the future of America’s working ... Read more