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UAW Grows by Almost 15,000 New Members in 2017; 75,000 New Members Since 2009

DETROIT — UAW membership in 2017 grew by almost 15,000 members, the union is reporting in its Labor Organization Annual Report, Form LM-2, which was filed today with the U.S. Department of Labor. The report shows UAW membership at 430,871 in 2017, compared to 415,963 in 2016. This marks the ninth straight year of membership growth. “The state of the UAW is strong,” said UAW President Dennis Williams. “We are organizing and growing at a steady pace.” UAW membership also climbed as a result of organizing drives in gaming, higher education, heavy truck and automotive suppliers as well as some ... Read more