As UAW members get involved in the communities where they live, they have a deep impact not just on their workplaces and their families, but on our nation. For UAW Administrative Assistant to President Rory L. Gamble, Allen Wilson, that meant a front row seat in the national spotlight as he served on the Wayne County Board of Canvassers. The stakes? Who will be our nation’s next president. Wilson is one of four members of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers, comprised of two Democrats and two Republicans appointed by the Wayne County Commission, just like the other 82 county ... Read more
DETROIT – UAW President Rory L. Gamble met remotely with leaders from other unions, businesses and President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris earlier today. He issued the following statement: “I want to thank President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris for convening this important meeting today. Our nation and economy are at a crucial point right now given the rise in COVID-19 cases. Today’s discussion among labor and business leaders was a productive and honest discussion of the challenges we all face in manufacturing and business to wrestle control of a very difficult situation for our economy. The UAW has had ... Read more
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On Tuesday, September 29, Senator Elizabeth Warren will host a pre-debate virtual rally with union members from across the Great Lakes State. Senator Warren will discuss what is at stake for labor and working families this November — including protections for people with pre-existing conditions — and encourage union members to mobilize their networks to help elect Joe Biden. With early in-person voting underway in Michigan, this event will also focus on the importance of getting registered and voting early. SIGN UP
When autoworkers needed Joe Biden most, he had their backs. Hear UAW Local 598 President Ryan Buchalski talk about how Biden fought to protect American jobs.
Today, Vice President Joe Biden visited UAW Region 1 in Warren, Michigan to lay out his plan to revitalize American manufacturing. He proposed a program to reward the creation of American jobs and disincentivize corporate offshoring through the use of tax credits and penalties. He also committed to using the United States government’s purchasing power to buy American-made goods. UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry and UAW Local 5960 President Louis Roche welcomed Biden to Warren and discussed his successes in bringing back American auto jobs after the 2008 recession. Check out the gallery below for a series of photos from today’s ... Read more
“For far too long it’s been a fight to maintain the jobs we have while new automotive products and assembly are sent to Mexico, China and abroad. Trade enforcement will help. But so too will Joe Biden once and for all closing the offshoring loophole in our tax code, imposing a new offshoring tax penalty and creating Biden’s new “Made in America” tax incentive. These are strong proposals to keep jobs here and more importantly make sure new products stay here built by our UAW workforce.”
Vice President Joe Biden will address UAW members in a speech in Warren, Michigan at 1:15 this afternoon. Visit our Facebook page or JoeBiden.com for a livestream of the event!
Former Vice President reminds Americans that we can do better On the final day of the convention, UAW members and their messages were featured prominently and Joe Biden accepted his party’s nomination with an inspirational speech reminding Americans that, “We make our greatest progress when we follow the light,” and turn away from the darkness and division that the nation finds itself mired in. Earlier in the evening, UAW President Rory L. Gamble addressed the DNC’s Labor Caucus. Gamble stressed Biden’s long record of standing with labor. “It is his understanding of the needs of UAW members and all working ... Read more