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Statement on Memorial Day from UAW President Gary Jones

On this Memorial Day Weekend, I know you will join me in reflecting on why such a time is possible, and give thanks to the brave men and women who gave everything to protect our freedoms and safeguard this nation. These American brothers and sisters of ours gave the ultimate sacrifice — and they will not be forgotten. I would like to wish all of you a great Memorial holiday and hope it’s a time that finds you in good company with family, friends and community. Have a happy and safe holiday to you and yours!

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

Buy Union – Buy American | 2018 Holiday Shopping Guide

Our loved ones deserve only the very best. This holiday season, show them how much you care by buying union-made gifts. Union-made goods are high quality; they stand the test of time. Buying union also means you are supporting good-paying jobs that strengthen and grow our economy. Buy union: for your loved ones, for your community, for your country. We’ve put together a guide below to show you some of the wide variety of union-made gifts you can buy your loved ones this holiday season. For more ideas, visit Labor411.org, the nation’s No. 1 guide to goods and services manufactured ... Read more

Happy Holidays from the UAW

We wish all of our members, retirees, friends, and family a happy holiday season! This year, we’re especially thankful for the members and Locals from around the country who donated their time and money to brighten the holidays for their neighbors. They’ve truly embraced the giving spirit of the season and helped to make their communities a little brighter. We hope you’ll all have an opportunity to rest, relax, and celebrate with loved ones. Happy holidays!

Union-Made Holiday Gift Guide and Downloadable Gift Tags

It’s that time of the year to celebrate the holidays. As you shop for gifts, consider buying union-made or Made in USA presents. These products represent quality, jobs and support of our communities. Here are some resources for you to check out as you shop: UAW Shopping Guide Alliance for American Manufacturing Gift Guide Labor 411 Gift Guide Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Union Label of AFL-CIO Workers United/SEIU And then don’t forget to add a gift tag to let your loved one know that your present is doubly thoughtful. Click here to download the gift ... Read more

Buy Union – Buy American | 2017 Holiday Shopping Guide

Our loved ones deserve only the very best. This holiday season, show them how much you care by buying union-made gifts. Union-made goods are high quality; they stand the test of time. Buying union also means you are supporting good-paying jobs that strengthen and grow our economy. Buy union: for your loved ones, for your community, for your country. We’ve put together a guide below to show you some of the wide variety of union-made gifts you can buy your loved ones this holiday season. For more ideas, visit Labor411.org, the nation’s No. 1 guide to goods and services manufactured ... Read more

Statement on Memorial Day from UAW President Dennis Williams

“Take time to remember what this holiday is really about – those who gave all for their country,” said UAW President Dennis Williams, director of the union’s Veterans Department. “The freedoms we enjoy today would not be possible without the sacrifices of many brave men and women throughout our nation’s history. They must not – and will not – be forgotten.”

Happy Holidays from the UAW!

Warmest wishes for a Happy Holiday Season to all the UAW Local Unions, UAW members, and UAW retirees. Let’s take this opportunity, on the occasion of celebrating with family and loved ones, to reaffirm our faith in and devotion to the principles of good will upon which this holiday season rests. At the same time, let us renew our commitment to the values which make the UAW a social movement for working men and women no matter what religion they practice…no matter which way they vote…no matter the color of their skin….and no matter what differences we have. Enjoy the ... Read more

This Holiday Season Buy Union – Buy American for Your Loved Ones

Buying union and buying American shows our willingness to buy only the very best for our loved ones and support fairness and dignity on the job. We also support efforts to keep America strong by raising the standard of living, adding to the economy and saving jobs that may be lost to other countries. The job you save could be your own! Buying American-made is good. Buying Union is BEST! The products and services listed in this holiday shoppers guide came from UAW, AFL-CIO, Labor 411, and UnionPlus websites. These products are made by the proud members of the United ... Read more

Thanksgiving Day Message from UAW President Dennis Williams

As we celebrate Thanksgiving and reflect on our blessings, let’s also remember those who aren’t as fortunate and let’s help those who are in need. Thanksgiving is an American holiday and America is a land of hope built on a foundation of freedom and equality. We should never take for granted the things that make our country great, such as freedom of speech and religion as defined in the Bill of Rights written by our founding fathers over 200 years ago. Similarly, our union’s core values as written in the UAW Constitution say we are to unite regardless of religion, ... Read more