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A Holiday Message from UAW President Gary Jones

As we prepare to celebrate this holiday season with our families, my wife, Cindy, and I want to wish you a happy and safe holiday. This past year, the work of our members have helped those in need in our communities, delivered gains in the Midterm election, wins in organizing and turned back Right-to-Work laws. We can be proud. But, this season also saw the devastating announcement by GM that they plan to eliminate thousands of jobs in Michigan, Ohio and Maryland. So, I say today, we have just begun to fight and we will go into the New Year ... Read more

A Thanksgiving Message From UAW President Gary Jones

My wife, Cindy, and I want to reach out to our union family this holiday season with a Thanksgiving wish for each of you ‒ that all is well with you and yours and that wherever you are, you are surrounded by loved ones and an abundance of good food, good cheer and good memories. I’d also like to recognize the compassion and good works of our UAW members around the country who have donated their time and effort in countless community service projects to help make this holiday a little brighter for those in need. Happy Thanksgiving to you ... Read more

Union Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

This year, millions of Americans will travel by car, airplane, bus, and train to spend the holiday season with their loved ones. We all know the role union workers play in auto manufacturing, but union workers also help build and power other modes of transportation as well. If you’re flying, you can thank a union member for getting you to your destination safely, including air traffic workers who have faced notable anti-union attacks since the early 1980s. Tens of thousands of union workers do the work to make sure your flight goes smoothly – union workers from airport concessions and ... Read more