Statement from UAW President Ray Curry on the Holidays

On behalf of the entire UAW International Executive Board, I send you best wishes for the Holiday Season and a Prosperous New Year.  This has been a very busy year for our union.  Our members led the largest strike in the history of higher education.  We held the line during the mid-terms and built a labor-supportive

UAW Academic Student Employees and Student Researchers at University of California Reach Tentative Agreements

After thirty-two days of striking, the UAW Academic Student Employee and Student Researcher bargaining teams have reached tentative agreements on a contract with the University of California. “These tentative agreements include major pay increases and expanded benefits which will improve the quality of life for all members of the bargaining unit,” says UAW President Ray

UAW Statement on Stellantis’ Decision to Idle Belvidere Assembly

“We are all deeply angered by Stellantis’ s decision to idle the Belvidere Assembly plant without a plan for future product,” says UAW Vice President and Director of the Stellantis Department Cindy Estrada.  “There are many vehicle platforms imported from other countries that could be built in Belvidere with skill and quality by UAW members

UAW Statement on Ultium Organizing Victory

Today, Ultium workers voted overwhelmingly in favor of joining the UAW by a vote of 710 to 16 (1 void). “Our entire union welcomes our latest members from Ultium,” says UAW President Ray Curry. “As the auto industry transitions to electric vehicles, new workers entering the auto sector at plants like Ultium are thinking about

Statement from UAW President Ray Curry on Incoming International Executive Board

The incoming UAW International Executive Board will be sworn in on December 12. Run-off elections for President, Vice President and Region 9 Director will be scheduled. Congratulations to our new UAW International Executive Board members. Secretary-Treasurer: Margaret Mock Vice President: Mike Booth Vice President: Rich Boyer Region 1 Director: LaShawn English Region 1A Director: Laura Dickerson

Statement of UAW President Ray Curry on the University of California Strike

(PHOTO CREDIT-IAN CASTRO) This morning, 48,000 Academic Workers across all 10 campuses of the University of California began their unfair labor practice strike over UC’s unlawful conduct thwarting progress at the bargaining tables.   Our union stands with our members in California as they fight for fairness and an equitable collective bargaining agreement. This strike

UAW and Forever Energy Announce Neutrality Agreement

Detroit, MI, Shreveport, LA (Sept. 22, 2022) – The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) and Forever Energy announced they have reached a labor neutrality agreement that captures the company and union’s commitment to mutual respect and open communication. Forever Energy’s new facility will be in the one-million-square-foot factory that

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