UAW Summer Safety Tips

Summer brings the hottest days of the year. And while we often think of summertime as the season of vacation, swimming, and ice cream, millions of Americans will spend the summer months laboring outdoors in high temperatures. But it’s not just sunburns and dehydration we have to worry about this season: road trips and travel,

Higher Safety and Labor Standards Around the World Helps Everyone

This Workers Memorial Day, we remember those who have suffered or died on the job, and continue to fight for safe jobs and higher labor standards around the world. In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire marked the beginning of reformative policies for higher safety and labor standards in the workplace. The tragic event instilled

UAW Members at Baltimore Horseshoe Casino Ratify First-Ever Contract

UAW table games, poker dealers and dual-rate dealers at the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore have ratified their first-ever contract, winning significant wage increases and greatly improving their benefits, job security and health and safety. The UAW, which represents more than 13,000 gaming workers in nine states, is the largest member of a coalition of five

President Williams’ Workers Memorial Day Statement

“It is estimated that twelve workers lose their life on the job every day in the United States. This is unacceptable and affects many of us in many ways; spouses become widows, children lose a mother or father, co-workers lose a friend and we, as a union, lose a brother or sister. On April 28th,

Statement from UAW President Dennis Williams on Passage of S.J. Res. 27

The following is a statement from UAW President Dennis Williams regarding today’s passage of S.J. Res. 27 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness.” In a slap to the face of American workers, the

Over 50? It’s time to get screened

Recently the Center for Disease Control began a new campaign called Screen For Life aimed at raising awareness of the risk of colorectal cancer and the need to get screened. Here are some facts about colorectal cancer. You can find more information at cdc.gov/screenforlife   What Is Colorectal Cancer? Colorectal cancer is cancer that occurs

UAW President Dennis Williams’ Workers Memorial Day Address

UAW President Dennis Williams addresses UAW Members across the country on the occasion of Workers Memorial Day. Watch the full address below. Scroll down for transcript. Transcript of the remarks: As UAW President, I want to take this time to reflect on Workers’ Memorial Day. Every day in America, 12 workers die on the job.

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