Statement by UAW President Shawn Fain on the U.S. Department of Energy Announcing $15.5 Billion in New Grants and Loans to Support a Just Transition to Electric Vehicles

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $15.5 billion in new grants and loans to support a just transition to electric vehicles. This includes a $2 billion domestic conversion grant program, $10 billion in domestic conversion loans from the DOE Loan Program Office, and $3.5 billion in battery supply chain funding. UAW President Shawn

Statement of UAW President Ray Curry on U.S. House Passage of Build Back Better

Detroit – “House Democrats stood up for American union jobs and American families today by passing the Build Back Better Act. President Biden, Speaker Pelosi, and Majority Leader Schumer have worked hard to make meaningful real-life investments in American families. Make no mistake, this bill stands to benefit all UAW members and retirees, regardless of sector,

Ford Announces $250 Million Investment in EVs, Creating 450 UAW Jobs

Today, Ford announced a $250 million investment in three Michigan plants, which will create 450 new UAW jobs. Ford says the investment will help increase production and meet consumer demand for the new F-150 Lightning. “Today’s announcement is a great example of the right way to navigate the transition to tomorrow’s vehicles by ensuring good-paying