UAW passes contract at Lima’s Joint Systems Manufacturing Center

LIMA — Joint Systems Manufacturing Center employees passed local and national agreements with General Dynamics Land Systems during their election Monday. United Auto Workers Local 2075 and Local 2147 voted on a contract between GDLS, which operates the government-owned Lima tank and military vehicle production plant, and the group after a tentative agreement was reached

The Bargaining Team Gets Prepared

Any seasoned bargainer will say that the first lesson of bargaining is the realization that there is someone on the other side of the table. The list of demands and new language might sound reasonable to one side, but negotiations require agreement from both parties and management is often pulling the agreement in the opposite

10 Jobs You Didn’t Know Were Performed by UAW Members

Everybody knows that UAW members build cars, but here are 10 things we bet you didn’t know that UAW members do! 1. UAW members help people build their credit UAW members from Region 1 are Financial Advisers at Financial Fitness Centre in Windsor, Ontario in Canada. 2. We drive your kids back and forth from

Employees at CB&I Press Vote Overwhelmingly a Second Time to Join UAW

ROCKPORT, INDIANA –– For the second time in less than a month, highly skilled maintenance working women and men at Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. (CB&I) rejected a vicious anti-union campaign and voted overwhelmingly to join the UAW. The skilled-trades workers, who are subcontractors at the AK Steel plant in southern Indiana, voted 84-33 join

Ohio Auto Workers Endorse Strickland for U.S. Senate

TOLEDO – United Auto Workers (UAW) Region 2B Director Ken Lortz announced today that UAW has voted to endorse former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland for U.S. Senate against U.S. Senator Rob Portman. “Ted Strickland has always stood on the side of working men and women in Ohio. When auto workers needed him most, Ted fought right

UAW Endorses John Gregg for Indiana Governor

FRENCH LICK, IND. – Saying he’s the best person for the job; today the UAW officially endorsed John Gregg for Indiana Governor. “Indiana faces many challenges in the years ahead, and we are confident that John Gregg has the leadership skills, the experience and the vision to lead Indiana forward,” said Ken Lortz, UAW Region

Skilled trades workers at Chicago Bridge & Iron Join UAW

ROCKPORT, Indiana – Highly skilled maintenance workers at Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. (CB&I) rejected a vicious anti-union campaign and voted overwhelmingly to join the UAW in a National Labor Relations Board-supervised election held Aug. 12-13. The skilled-trades workers, who are subcontractors at the AK Steel plant in southern Indiana, voted 87-35 to join the

Ruling keeps health care benefits intact for UAW retirees in Ohio

DETROIT –Retirees from a closed Moen International facility in Ohio will continue to receive their health care benefits, thanks to a group of retirees and the UAW who successfully convinced a federal judge that their contract was clear on the issue. U.S. District Judge James Gwin ruled on Tuesday that the collective bargaining agreements the

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