Tag: Local 677

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

Philly: The cradle of liberty and a strong, diverse union city hosts the Democratic National Convention

As UAW members who are delegates to the Democratic National Convention make their way to The City of Brotherly Love, it’s an appropriate time to talk about Philadelphia. Or Philly. Or “Phil-delph-ya” in the language of the locals. They do “tawlk” a little funny here. It may be pronounced “wa-ter” elsewhere in the United States, but it’s “wooder” in Philly. As in, “Yo! I’ll have a churry wooder ice, please.” It’s a quirky city with passionate – sometimes too passionate – sports fans, more American history in a square mile than most entire states can boast, and some local eats ... Read more