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Local 12 Members Protest Layoffs at Auto Show

This weekend, 300 UAW members and allies protested outside the North American International Auto Show in support of members being laid off by Fiat Chrysler. The workers, members of Local 12 in Toledo, Ohio, are drivers and mechanics who service and deliver parts to Chrysler plants. Their jobs will be replaced by non-union contractors. Bruce Baumhower, President of Local 12 said, “The company has decided to send that work out to a non-union company, without bargaining it with us. We’ve had two meetings with the company on this. They were not willing to bargain it, not willing to discuss it.” ... Read more

UAW-Chrysler NTC celebrates autoworkers’ creativity in 10th employee art exhibition

Shannon Eis, UAW Local 12 member at Toledo (Ohio) Assembly Plant, likes anything with Rosie the Riveter, and that is exactly the inspiration that won her mixed media piece, “Backbone of America”, Best of Show in the UAWChrysler NTC 10th Employee Art Exhibition which opened May 19. Eis, a production operator on the Wrangler trim line, took the honors with artwork consisting of an ink drawing and photographs that is a tribute to the contributions of working women in the armaments industry during World War II. The jointly sponsored 2016-2017 Artists at Work Exhibition features 92 pieces of art by ... Read more