Tag: Election 2016

Thank you UAW Members for doing your part

Thanks, UAW members for volunteering during this election and supporting a campaign that impacts us all.

Statement from UAW President Dennis Williams on the U.S. Election

The results are in and the American people have spoken. As a nation, it is time for us to once again unite for the common good of our country. We want to thank our members and retirees for their hard work during this democratic process. It’s obvious there is work to be done. We have high hopes that elected officials heard the American people loud and clear about trade, jobs, education and the inequality in this country.

Election Night Statements: Updated 8:50 PM ET

Statement from UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry on Maryland Senate Race 8:50 PM ET “Tonight Maryland sent to the Senate a voice for working families that can break through the special interest gridlock and put our families first. Chris Van Hollen understands that America’s economy must work for us all and he will work to create a fair trade policy that favors people over multinational corporations. I want to thank the UAW members and retirees who worked hard to send Chris Van Hollen to fight for good jobs in the U.S. Senate.”

Register to vote today!

Making sure your voice is heard is of utmost importance in this upcoming presidential election. Registering to vote is easier than ever. Here’s a tool to quickly register to vote. Click “Register to vote” down the page in blue to get started. My Vote, My Right, the AFL-CIO’s voter protection and education program, is a nonpartisan effort to raise awareness on voting rights, educate voters on new voting laws, and ensure voters are able to vote fairly and without intimidation—and that those votes are counted. Check out these resources to protect your right to vote. Register to VoteIt's easy and fast  

Mike Pence’s Circle of Economic Blunders

What do we know about Mike Pence? Well, first off we know he’s Trump’s running mate. Second, we know he supports right-to-work. But did you know he has a whole portfolio of blunders as Governor of Indiana? Pence won’t stand up for workers now, and he won’t if he’s the Vice President. Find out why:

UPDATED: Rally in Flint, MI – Get out the Vote for Hillary Clinton

UPDATE: Big turnout for Hillary. See photos from the rally: Photos by: Debi Kirchner, Local 598 Come join activists from around Michigan in Flint for one of Michigan’s largest rallies. WHO: UAW Members and their families WHAT: Get out the vote rally for Hillary Clinton WHERE: UAW Local 599 812 Leith St. Flint, MI 48505 WHEN: Saturday, October 1, from 10 AM – Noon

Register to vote today!

Making sure your voice is heard is of utmost importance in this upcoming presidential election. Registering to vote is easier than ever. Here’s a tool to quickly register to vote. Click “Register to vote” down the page in blue to get started. My Vote, My Right, the AFL-CIO’s voter protection and education program, is a nonpartisan effort to raise awareness on voting rights, educate voters on new voting laws, and ensure voters are able to vote fairly and without intimidation—and that those votes are counted. Check out these resources to protect your right to vote. Register to VoteIt's easy and fast