Election Night Statements: Updated 8:50 PM ET

Statement from UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry on Maryland Senate Race 8:50 PM ET “Tonight Maryland sent to the Senate a voice for working families that can break through the special interest gridlock and put our families first. Chris Van Hollen understands that America’s economy must work for us all and he will work

Statement from UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry

Ahead of Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate in Virginia, the UAW is speaking out in support of Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton, the candidates who we know will protect middle class families: “The same can’t be said for the Republican ticket. Mike Pence voted against raising the minimum wage and repeatedly opposed the auto rescue,

Statement in Response to Volkswagen Appeal of NLRB Order

Chattanooga, Tenn. — Gary Casteel, secretary-treasurer of the UAW and director of the International Union’s Transnational Department, today released the following statement in response to the decision by Volkswagen to appeal an order by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) requiring the company to collectively bargain with skilled trades employees: “We’re disappointed that Volkswagen is

UAW endorses candidates in statewide races in Pennsylvania

UAW Regions 8 and 9 today released the names of candidates endorsed by the regions for the general election in November, citing the candidates’ support for UAW members and the needs of all working families in Pennsylvania. “These candidates for public office represent the voice of workers,” said UAW Region 9 Director Terry Dittes, whose

UAW Adds to Unfair Labor Practices Allegations at Volkswagen

The United Auto Workers alleges that Volkswagen has failed to consult with a newly elected maintenance workers union on a range of issues from vending machine prices to out-of-pocket prescription drug costs despite a union victory at the plant in December. The union in filings with the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday also alleges

Maryland State UAW-CAP endorses Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate

Kensington, MD – Today the Maryland State United Auto Workers (UAW) Community Action Program announced they are endorsing Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate. The group represents over 15,000 active and retired members and their families in Maryland. In announcing their endorsement of Van Hollen for U.S. Senate, Ray Curry, director of UAW Region 8

Volkswagen Skilled Trades Employees Vote Overwhelmingly For UAW Local 42

OFFICIALS APPLAUD WORKERS ‘COURAGE AND PERSISTENCE,’
 URGE VOLKSWAGEN TO RESPECT DECISION CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Skilled trades employees at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant have voted overwhelmingly to designate UAW Local 42 as their representative for the purpose of initiating collective bargaining. In a two-day election on Thursday and Friday, 152 skilled trades employees cast ballots. The National Labor

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