Tag: Joe Biden

UAW President Ray Curry Statement on President Biden’s Visit with UAW Mack Truck and UAW Local 677 Members in Allentown, PA

“President Biden returned to his roots Wednesday, not just in Pennsylvania, but with UAW Local 677 at the Volvo Mack Truck Lehigh Valley Operation. The President has made good on his promise to greatly strengthen Buy American standards and focus on using taxpayer money on American made goods while funding good-paying union scale jobs and benefits for American workers.” “The President often quotes the lessons of his Pennsylvania father about respecting the dignity of a job and focusing public policy on ensuring those jobs are quality, good-paying union jobs. Joe Biden understands what it means to prevent companies from off-shoring ... Read more

UAW President Rory L. Gamble joins President Joe Biden at Ford Rouge Plant

UAW President Rory L. Gamble greeted President Joe Biden at the legendary Ford Rouge plant to help launch the Ford F-150 Lightning. Gamble stressed that Ford Motor Company is doing this the right way with good-paying union jobs. Gamble pointed out that Ford is giving consumers choices between a gas-powered, hybrid and EV F-150 — a move that provides the best-selling iconic truck flexibility as technology changes. “What you see before you are the efforts of great teamwork between the UAW and Ford Motor Company. This is what teamwork can accomplish: Building world-class vehicles that meet the needs of America ... Read more

UAW President Rory L. Gamble Statement on the first 100 Days of the Biden Administration and Advances for Working Families

Detroit – Remarkably in 100 days, working families have seen our nation come together to embrace our differences, give voice to the voiceless, give fairness to working families, and restore confidence in a government that builds toward our economic future. The stark contrast in these short months for UAW members and for working families is evident not just in big ticket items like economic stimulus and Covid-19 vaccine distribution, but in subtle fairness in government agencies from worker safety enforcement at OSHA to the rulings of the NLRB. Government economic investment is focused on working families and generates a vibrant ... Read more

Statement of UAW President Rory L. Gamble on the President’s Jobs and Infrastructure Bill

President Biden’s economic development and infrastructure package announced today will not only help our economy now, but for decades to come. President Biden has been a champion of American workers and we believe this initiative furthers his worker first agenda.  It builds on the American Rescue Plan’s critical health and economic support for the millions of Americans and businesses who have been suffering because of the year-long pandemic. The UAW believes President Biden’s policies will restore fairness in our economy while promoting domestic manufacturing and quality union jobs today and in the future. It will aid the Administration’s efforts to improve ... Read more

Bloomberg: Biggest Electric Bus Deal in U.S. Approved in Maryland

A school system outside Washington is poised to become the nation’s biggest operator of electric school buses. The Board of Education in Maryland’s Montgomery County voted unanimously on Tuesday evening to approve a 16-year, $169 million contract to lease 326 buses, part of a plan that could result in the county replacing its entire 1,422-bus fleet over the next two decades. Read more on Bloomberg.com >>>     Photo by MarcelX42 – 2018 Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley (prototype all-electric bus) via CC BY-SA 4.0

Statement by UAW President Rory L. Gamble on President Biden’s Commitment and Executive Order to Strengthen Buy America Provisions

DETROIT – With the stroke of a pen, President Joe Biden today sent a strong message to American workers that our government will do all it can to support buying American products, made here by American workers, recommitting to the men and women of working America. Through today’s order, the Biden Administration commits the vast power of the U.S. government to U.S. citizen made products. Joe Biden throughout his career has understood that the dignity of a job is fundamental to American families. Now UAW families, friends and our communities, must also do our part and make a conscious effort ... Read more

Statement of UAW President Rory L. Gamble on the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

Detroit – “Hand on Bible, in the seat of the world’s longest democratic republic, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took an oath that carries the hopes and dreams of all Americans to rise from the COVID-19 challenge, our economic challenges and our national division. Today we all stand together – one nation, united in our prayers for a brighter day. Today in the workplaces, the homes and the communities of UAW members, we come together to do our part in making this a ‘more perfect union.’ Today, President Biden and his diverse administration bring a new and ... Read more

Watch the inauguration live

President-Elect Biden will take the oath of office at noon, but Inauguration Day coverage will be streaming live starting at 10:30. Watch the celebration live at BidenInaugural.org/watch or on most major networks and streaming services. Learn More

Tune in for the inauguration

Tune in Saturday, January 16th at 7pm for America United: An Inauguration Welcome Event Celebrating America’s Changemakers. The event will kick off the inaugural festivities with musical performances and messages from leaders across the country, including UAW President Rory L. Gamble. Learn More