Tag: Endorsement

UAW Members Endorse Roger Manno for Maryland Congressional Race

Because of his commitment to supporting working families and a strong middle-class economy, the UAW has announced its endorsement of State Senator Roger Manno for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District race. “Senator Manno has a proven track record in the Maryland legislature for standing up for workers,” said UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry. Region 8 includes the state of Maryland. “Roger Manno is responsible for the strongest manufacturing initiative in state history that says workers deserve the same tax benefits as corporations. He also supports pro-worker legislation on fair trade, currency manipulation and raising the minimum wage,” said Curry. “Senator ... Read more

Trump Does Not Stand with Workers

UAW President Dennis Williams says it’s important to take seriously what a presidential candidate says. What Donald Trump has said on the campaign trail should be concerning for UAW members and America’s working families. “When candidates are seeking worker’s support, you really pay attention to what they say. What Donald Trump said in Michigan caught our attention,” said President Williams. “Trump said we should close plants here and move them to a low-wage state to compete with Mexico. Then, when workers want their jobs back, they will agree to work at a lower wage. I don’t know how that’s helping ... Read more

The UAW Endorsement Process

This week, we’ve heard a lot from UAW members about the presidential election. The engagement – even when we disagree – is healthy and an important part of the democracy of our union. One theme that comes through from all points of view is the importance of electing a president who UAW members have an important choice to make in this fall’s general election when they choose who they want to be our next U.S. president. The UAW has waited patiently for the presidential primary process to run its course and, at this stage of the process, it is time ... Read more

It’s time to unify

UAW members have many choices to make this fall, including who will be our next president. We know that the presidential candidate who supports the needs of UAW members and America’s working families is the best candidate to vote for in November. That’s why the UAW endorses Secretary Clinton for president. Senator Sanders helped frame the issues and has a great record. But at some point the reality of the numbers in this process, and the need to unite behind what is best for our members, matters. That time is now. “The primary process is at a point where it ... Read more

Hillary Clinton Statement on Endorsement by the UAW

Hillary Clinton released the following statement after earning the endorsement of the United Auto Workers. Clinton now has the endorsement of 26 national labor unions or labor alliances representing more than 13 million employees​: ​ ​”​I am honored to have received the endorsement of the United Auto Workers and their over one million active and retired members​.​Every day, the UAW shows us that we can and we will ‘Make it in America.’ ​ ​ The U.S. auto industry has come roaring back from the great recession and just posted its best year ever—because the U.S. auto industry has the world’s ... Read more

UAW endorses Hillary Clinton for president

DETROIT, MICH. – The UAW today endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, citing her support for UAW members, her lifelong commitment to the job security of American families, and her ability to unify and win in November. “Hillary Clinton understands our issues on trade, understands the complexities of multinational economies and supports American workers, their families and communities,” said UAW President Dennis Williams. Now is a time for unity, a time to focus on what lies ahead in November. Bernie Sanders has brought to this campaign a dialogue that has been needed for far too long. He has been, and remains, ... Read more

UAW Members in Pennsylvania Announce United Support of Wolf and Stack in Nov. Election

UAW Endorses Wolf and Stack Workers from UAW Regions 8 and 9, which cover the entire state of Pennsylvania, are pleased to jointly announce the endorsement of Tom Wolf for governor and Michael Stack III for lieutenant governor. “After watching the stagnation of good jobs that support middle class families, our Pennsylvania members in Region 8 are proud to join with Region 9 in the endorsement of Tom Wolf for governor and Mike Stack for lieutenant governor,” said UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry. “It is time that the suffering by the middle class ends. We feel confident that under ... Read more

Members in two UAW regions join to support Gov. Cuomo and progressive New York statewide candidates in November election

NEW YORK – Workers from UAW Regions 9 and 9A are pleased to jointly announce the endorsement of the following statewide candidates for the November general election for New York governor, lieutenant governor, comptroller and attorney general. The endorsements include: Governor: Andrew Cuomo Lt. Governor: Kathy Hochul Comptroller: Thomas Dinapoli Attorney General: Eric Schneiderman Together, the UAW regions cover eastern, central and western New York (including the New York City metropolitan area, the Hudson Valley and the Capital District area. “We are proud to endorse Governor Cuomo and his running mate Kathy Hochul, who have a plan and a vision ... Read more