Rankin elected Director of UAW Region 2B Indiana and Ohio

(Maumee) – At a special regional leadership meeting Thursday, Rich Rankin was elected to fill out the remaining term as Regional Director of the UAWs Indiana and Ohio membership. Rankin succeeds Ken Lortz who retired on May 31. “It’s an honor to represent our Indiana and Ohio members and advocate for each of them at

Before Flint – November – December 2016

Index: Union Front: Our Quality Shines Through Union Front: Generous Jeep Workers Cover Story: Before Flint, The Winning Momentum Created by Sit-Down Strikes pt. 1 Cover Story: Before Flint, The Winning Momentum Created by Sit-Down Strikes pt. 2 Veterans Day: Veterans Day Isn’t Just a One Day Event Union Front: ’Tis the Season to Support

Columbia University TAs and RAs vote overwhelmingly to join Graduate Workers of Columbia-UAW

Graduate workers and supporters call on university administration to honor collective bargaining rights NEW YORK – Columbia University research assistants and teaching assistants – whose landmark case restored union rights for graduate workers nationwide – voted 1602 to 623 in favor of joining Graduate Workers of Columbia-United Auto Workers Union (GWC-UAW). With broad-scale support from

She’s With Us – September – October 2016

Index: Volume 59, No. 9 – 10 From the President: Vote for the Candidate who is Committed to Organized Labor PRO-Member –  When Speech Incites Hate: Two UAW Members Reflect on 2016 Election Together We Win: Flamingo Casino Cashiers Look Forward to Making Positive Changes Union Front: UAW App Brings Important Information to Your Phone Union

Critical Decision – July-August 2016

Index: Volume 59, No. 7 – 8 Cover Story – Critical Decision From the President – It’s time to unite behind Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton PRO-Member – Who we elect can directly affect our lives Together we win – Honeywell Union front – UAW members mourn the passing of former International Vice President Marc Stepp Union

The long road to Election Day

Play your part in the political process In 2016, UAW members from across the country will take part in highly visible elections. From voting, to canvassing, to phone banking, to talking about issues with friends, family and coworkers — you have a big part to play in helping to define the direction of our country

Volkswagen Skilled Trades Employees Vote Overwhelmingly For UAW Local 42

 URGE VOLKSWAGEN TO RESPECT DECISION CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Skilled trades employees at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant have voted overwhelmingly to designate UAW Local 42 as their representative for the purpose of initiating collective bargaining. In a two-day election on Thursday and Friday, 152 skilled trades employees cast ballots. The National Labor


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The UAW today released the following statements reacting to the decision by the National Labor Relations board to order a representation election for skilled trades employees at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga facility despite the company’s efforts to block the election. Gary Casteel, UAW secretary-treasurer and director of the union’s Transnational Department: “It’s unfortunate that,


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