Tag: low wages

Will you vote to cut your own pay?

Last year, as part of the endorsement process, the UAW asked Donald Trump, and all presidential candidates, to respond to our questionnaire to give them the opportunity to seek our support. We didn’t hear back from Donald Trump. In fact, he told the Detroit News that UAW jobs should be sent to states that are hostile to unions and have low-wage jobs, all to force UAW members to compete with lower, Mexican wages. “Donald Trump said in Detroit during the Michigan primary election that he would close Ford plants in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kansas, and then tell workers ... Read more

Fed Up with Fast-Food Wages, Dayton Auto Workers Plan to Join UAW

Facing Pay as Low as $8.50/Hour, Workers Who Make Auto Parts for Ford, GM, Toyota and Mercedes Vow to Do Whatever It Takes to Win Fair Pay, Good Jobs to Lift Local Economy Dayton, Ohio – Auto parts workers at the Creative Foam plant in Dayton, who are paid as little as $8.50/hour, announced on Thursday that they are seeking to join the UAW in an effort to win higher wages and improve working conditions. Most production workers at the Dayton plant see their wages capped at $12.75/hour, regardless of how much skill or experience they gain on the job. ... Read more

Trump Says UAW Members Should Make Less Money

Last year, as part of the endorsement process, the UAW asked Donald Trump, and all presidential candidates, to respond to our questionnaire to give them the opportunity to seek our support. We didn’t hear back from Donald Trump. In fact, he told the Detroit News that UAW jobs should be sent to states that are hostile to unions and have low-wage jobs, all to force UAW members to compete with lower, Mexican wages. “Donald Trump said in Detroit during the Michigan primary election that he would close Ford plants in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kansas, and then tell workers ... Read more