Tag: Joe Biden

UAW Statement on Joe Biden Plan for Mobilizing Talent and Caregiving

Detroit – “For working families, the ability to focus on work and productivity is often challenged by demands at home. Often at the bargaining table, issues of child care and elder care become key issues both for our members and their employers. Challenges at home can impact absenteeism, productivity and stress in the workplace. In the case of children access to quality child care increases their learning at a crucial age and for the elderly increases the length and quality of their lives. The Biden policy proposal focuses on filling crucial gaps in long-term services; expanding access to universal preschool ... Read more

UAW Statement on Joe Biden Plan to Create Auto Jobs and Invest in Manufacturing

“This ambitious plan is a win-win for American manufacturing, auto industry jobs, new technology and a cleaner environment. By focusing on investments in new technology, increasing demand for American-made and sourced clean vehicles; investing in our plants and our auto manufacturing facilities and creating 1 million new jobs, this all-American plan will ensure that the industry will thrive for decades to come with good paying union jobs. This comprehensive plan will also increase investment in batteries and charging infrastructure and set fuel economy standards that involve all stakeholders. And this plan will save consumers money and cut air pollution. UAW ... Read more

UAW Endorses Joseph Biden for President of The United States of America

Detroit – The UAW International Board Tuesday announced the influential unions’ endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden for President of the United States. “In these dangerous and difficult times, the country needs a president who will demonstrate clear, stable leadership, less partisan acrimony and more balance to the rights and protections of working Americans,” said Rory Gamble, President of the UAW. “UAW Members need a federal government that ensures that members have both a good job to go to, and that they come home to their families at night having earned a fair day’s wage in a safe and ... Read more

UAW President Dennis Williams, U.S. VP Joe Biden and Teamsters President James Hoffa Kick Off Labor Day Parade in Detroit

Thousands of union members and supporters gathered in Detroit for the historic Labor Day Parade down Michigan Avenue today, pledging to activate voters with the November election approaching with the theme “Together We WILL WIN!” UAW President Dennis Williams was one of the speakers who kicked off the parade with an inspiring message to parade goers gathered at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull on the site of the old Tiger Stadium. “It’s time to vote, and it’s time to take our country back for workers,” said Williams. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is facing democratic challenger Mark Schauer in November. ... Read more

UAW President Dennis Williams joins U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James P. Hoffa to Kick Off Labor Day Parade in Detroit

UAW President Dennis Williams will join U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and International Brotherhood of Teamsters President James P. Hoffa as the three speak before they kick off the traditional Labor Day parade. The theme for this year’s parade is “Together We WILL WIN!!” The kick-off is scheduled at 9 a.m. at 2121 Trumbull St., on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Trumbull Street just south of I-75, the site of the old Tiger stadium. The parade will follow. This year’s Labor Day Parade, hosted by the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO, will march down Michigan Avenue in downtown Detroit with the ... Read more