UAW President Ray Curry discusses PRO Act with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) The UAW applauds Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Chairman Bernie Sanders, Leader Jeffries, Ranking Member Bobby Scott, Representative Brian Fitzpatrick, and all original co-sponsors in the re-introduction of the Richard L. Trumka Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act today. We wholeheartedly agree with President Biden’s statement on the PRO Act during his recent state of the union address: “I’m so sick and tired of companies breaking the law by preventing workers from organizing. Pass the PRO Act because workers have a right to form a ... Read more
For too long, the rules have been rigged against workers and for the wealthy and big corporations. It’s time to fix our laws to ensure that workers can form a union, negotiate for fair wages, good benefits and safe working conditions. It’s time to pass the PRO Act.
It is time that this nation works for working men and women again. Too long have those who make the American economy run been left on the sidelines. Too long have working families struggled to make ends meet. Too long have Americans been forced to work two and three jobs just to put food on the table and a roof over their heads. Too long has our nation’s wealth been concentrated in the hands of a few. It is time to pass the PRO Act in the Senate and send it to the president to sign into law. The House ... Read more
DETROIT – Today the U.S. The House of Representatives stood up for workers who face fear and intimidation when trying to stand up for themselves over their wages, their benefits and their health and safety in the workplace. For too long the arc of justice and fairness has been warped towered silencing workers who simply want the freedom and rights to join together and have a voice at the table with management. For far too long, the ability of workers to come together and collectively bargain for workplace rights and better wages and benefits have been sabotaged by weak labor ... Read more
“Today is a good day for all working people. The Democratically controlled House of Representatives passed the PRO Act, legislation that goes a long way towards rebuilding our middle class by increasing penalties against employers who violate workers’ rights to organize, protecting the right to strike, prohibiting captive audience meetings, and helping workers who choose to form a union to secure a first contract. It is legislation like the PRO ACT that will create an economy that works for all Americans instead of one that puts the interests of the 1% and multinational corporations above everyone else. We must not ... Read more
Right now, Congress has a critical opportunity to strengthen workers’ rights supported by the UAW. The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, H.R. 2474, which would give millions of America’s workers additional protections to organize and negotiate for better pay and benefits, and a voice on the job. The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on this crucial piece of legislation. But greedy CEOs will do everything they can to oppose working people standing together. Can you make a call right now to tell your representative to pass the PRO Act? It’s no secret that the right ... Read more
Provided final text accurately reflects changes “UAW members have opposed NAFTA since its inception a quarter century ago because they feared it would lead to the closing of countless manufacturing plants throughout our country and the moving of hundreds of thousands of good U.S. jobs to Mexico. Time has unfortunately proven UAW members right and it is for this very reason we welcomed the renegotiation of NAFTA (also known as USMCA) and pushed for more to be done. While the final text of the agreement has not been made available for review, we already know that USMCA Is highly unlikely ... Read more