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Miss the Vice Presidential Debate Last Night? We’ve got you covered.

Vice Presidential candidates Tim Kaine and Mike Pence went head to head last night. We’ve pulled some of the best tweets from the evening. Check out tweets from the Vice Presidential Debate last night.  View tweets

Statement from UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry

Ahead of Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate in Virginia, the UAW is speaking out in support of Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton, the candidates who we know will protect middle class families: “The same can’t be said for the Republican ticket. Mike Pence voted against raising the minimum wage and repeatedly opposed the auto rescue, while Donald Trump said he’d let the auto industry go bankrupt. Trump and Pence claim they are fighting for middle class families, but if they had gotten their way, the auto industry wouldn’t be thriving and America would have lost tens of thousands of jobs ... Read more

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

UPDATED VIDEO: Roundtable discussion and Q & A with President Williams

Updated with video of the event: Today at 11 a.m. UAW President Dennis Williams will be answering questions and having a discussion with the media. Follow along on Twitter @UAW Tweets by UAW

What are other union members saying about Trump?

You’ve heard how Trump doesn’t respect the workers who help him make his fortune at his Trump Hotel Las Vegas and Trump Taj Mahal casinos. Now, hear it directly from them. Here’s what Carmen Llahrull of Trump Hotel Las Vegas has to say about working for Trump: See what Charles Baker of Trump Casino thinks: Jeff Wise of Trump Hotel Las Vegas wants you to know about the real Donald Trump as an employer: Pete Battaglini of Trump Casino tells it like it is when it comes to working for Trump: Trump says he wants to make America great again ... Read more

New member education landing page on Trump launches

 This year more than even past election years, there is a lot of political noise flying around media, online and in the workplace that can easily confuse fact from wild rumor in the Presidential election. The UAW today launched a fact-based program for members with a landing page on uaw.org to help sort out facts about Republican candidate Donald Trump. Like this one from an August interview with the Detroit News, “He said U.S. automakers could shift production away from Michigan to communities where autoworkers would make less. ‘You can go to different parts of the United States and then ... Read more

Will you vote to cut your own pay?

Last year, as part of the endorsement process, the UAW asked Donald Trump, and all presidential candidates, to respond to our questionnaire to give them the opportunity to seek our support. We didn’t hear back from Donald Trump. In fact, he told the Detroit News that UAW jobs should be sent to states that are hostile to unions and have low-wage jobs, all to force UAW members to compete with lower, Mexican wages. “Donald Trump said in Detroit during the Michigan primary election that he would close Ford plants in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kansas, and then tell workers ... Read more

Member highlights from the Democratic National Convention

Dennis Williams Speech Judy Calhoun – Region 5 Joe Taylor III – Region 2B Jason Barlow – Region 2B John Bowman — Region 5 UAW members talk TPP