UAW Leaders React to Newsom’s Veto of Assembly Bill 504

Sacramento – UAW members are disappointed to hear that Governor Newsom has vetoed Assembly Bill 504 (Reyes), which passed both chambers of the Legislature earlier this year. AB 504 would have prohibited contract language restricting public-sector workers’ right to honor each other’s picket lines, an important step towards making the collective bargaining process work as

Graduate Student Researchers at the RAND Corp. Vote to Unionize

Santa Monica, CA – Graduate student researchers at the Pardee Rand Graduate School (PRGS) have voted to form their union, PRGS Organizes-United Auto Workers (PRGSO-UAW). The vote, which was tallied today by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), was 51 to 26 — 66% of the 121 Graduate Student Researchers in the unit voted in

Postdocs and Researchers at the University of Washington Are on Strike

Hundreds will gather for a strike kickoff rally at 12pm on Red Square. Seattle, WA – 2,400 UW Postdoctoral Researchers and Research Scientists/Engineers (RSEs) at the University of Washington are on strike after not reaching agreement with UW administration in bargaining. They will head to the picket lines beginning at 5am. Hundreds will gather Wednesday

Next-Gen Battery Maker SPARKZ, United Auto Workers Announce National Labor Agreement

The neutrality statement is the first step towards establishing a historic climate-tech workforce partnership; catalyst is SPARKZ exploring GigaCampus in central California LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA/DETROIT—SPARKZ, the next-generation battery manufacturer re-engineering the battery supply chain, and the United Auto Workers announced today they have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a national labor-management agreement and statement of

Day Two of the Historic 38th Constitutional Convention

Delegates attending Day Two of the historic 38th UAW Constitutional Convention heard from Congresswomen Debbie Dingell, a longtime supporter of UAW members and working families. Michigan’s 12th Congressional District Congresswoman reminded members of the union’s rich history and legacy. “The UAW was a  part of putting the world on wheels and you are going to be a critical