Workers turn out for 2017 Labor Day with a big message
Workers from across the state turned out in Detroit’s Labor Day March and showed that when working people have the freedom to come together in strong unions, we have the power in numbers we need to negotiate a fair return on our work. They marched with progressive allies, and pro-worker politicians who stood up for
Labor Day Statement from UAW President Dennis Williams
Labor Day celebrates unions and honors the courageous men and women who fought for rights in the workplace. These union brothers and sisters brought an end to child labor, fought for fair wages, negotiated and stood up for better working conditions, Social Security, unemployment insurance and civil rights. It was because of their solidarity and
Share your Labor Day photos on UAW’s social platforms
UAW members around the country will be marching and celebrating on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4. We want to see photos of you and your union brothers and sisters that day. Be sure to share on our social media pages and use the hashtag #UAWLABOR17: Twitter: @uaw | Instagram: uaw.union |Pinterest: UAW | YouTube: UAW
Vintage UAW Labor Day Sign Has Meaning Today
This UAW Labor Day sign from years ago shows the power of unions has always benefitted the lives of workers. The details may have changed since then but the message is the same: Belonging to a union means a better life for workers.
The History of Labor Day
You work hard. And when Labor Day hits Sept. 4 you know it’s your day to celebrate your role in making our economy strong while you provide for your family. Labor Day signals the unofficial end of summer with parades and barbecues and is a mainstay of American culture. But it wasn’t always that way
Stand up for working people this Labor Day and download the toolkit
On Labor Day, Sept. 4, America’s workers will be recognized and honored. This year it’s more important than ever to think about the power of organizing and why more workers are calling for a voice on the job. So many workers are facing attacks on wages, health care, retirement security and rights on the job.
UAW President Dennis Williams Statement on Labor Day
Updated with Detroit and Quad Cities Labor Day Photos “Walter Reuther believed it was the labor movement’s responsibility not only to look out for its members but also to use its influence — at the bargaining table with business and in the political realm with government — to make America a more livable society for
Teamsters President Hoffa Pledges Solidarity with UAW Members
In remarks at the Detroit Labor Day Parade today, International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa pledged solidarity with the United Auto Workers (UAW) in their contract negotiations with the Big Three: Ford, Chrysler and GM. “I know you haven’t picked a target yet, but it’s one of those three,” Hoffa said. “If the