Tag: Labor Unions

ZF INTERNATIONAL MARYSVILLE EMPLOYEES STRIKE FOR RECOGNITION

Detroit – Workers at ZF International Marysville went on strike for recognition Thursday morning, after the company reneged on a neutrality agreement to recognize a majority sign up for their union. The location had employed Stellantis LLC workers at the ZF International Plant in Marysville. ZF Marysville workers have clearly indicated they expect to join the UAW as current UAW Stellantis members move to other Stellantis locations. A majority of the ZF workers have signed up to join the union, but ZF did not accept voluntary recognition. “It is unconscionable that the company would choose to put workers through delay ... Read more

LABOR DAY MESSAGE FROM UAW PRESIDENT RAY CURRY

President -Ray Curry My Sisters and Brothers, This is my first Labor Day as president of our great union, and although it would be my wish to be with you in person, I can tell you that our virtual celebrations and the observance of what this day means to this union and all working men and women in this nation are no less heartfelt and meaningful. For me, Labor Day has always been about our collective voice and celebrating and recognizing what that voice has achieved for the American worker. That voice built the middle class, spoke out against racial ... Read more

CELEBRATING LABOR DAY BY CELEBRATING LABOR UNIONS

People normally associate Labor Day as the official end of summer, a reason for stores to have sales, or the start of a new school year in many communities. Being in a labor union, we should each take pride in a holiday that commemorates us, labor unionists, both past and present, for our contributions in shaping our nations’ history and society as a whole. The origins of Labor Day in the United States start in 1882 in New York City under the direction of the Central Labor Union. Keep in mind, at that time in America, labor unions only covered ... Read more