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Trump Does Not Stand with Workers

UAW President Dennis Williams says it’s important to take seriously what a presidential candidate says. What Donald Trump has said on the campaign trail should be concerning for UAW members and America’s working families. “When candidates are seeking worker’s support, you really pay attention to what they say. What Donald Trump said in Michigan caught our attention,” said President Williams. “Trump said we should close plants here and move them to a low-wage state to compete with Mexico. Then, when workers want their jobs back, they will agree to work at a lower wage. I don’t know how that’s helping ... Read more

What’s at Stake in the Presidential Election

Elections matter. In the presidential election this fall, we’re choosing our next president, and it’s crucial UAW members select a candidate who supports the needs of working families, including UAW members. A president makes decisions on issues that have lasting impact on our daily lives, including wages, trade policy, job and retirement security, collective bargaining rights, and many other issues that are important to UAW members. That’s why we need a president with experience on trade issues and an understanding about how trade impacts American families. It’s why we need a decision maker who will focus on raising incomes of ... Read more

It’s time to unify

UAW members have many choices to make this fall, including who will be our next president. We know that the presidential candidate who supports the needs of UAW members and America’s working families is the best candidate to vote for in November. That’s why the UAW endorses Secretary Clinton for president. Senator Sanders helped frame the issues and has a great record. But at some point the reality of the numbers in this process, and the need to unite behind what is best for our members, matters. That time is now. “The primary process is at a point where it ... Read more

UAW endorses Hillary Clinton for president

DETROIT, MICH. – The UAW today endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, citing her support for UAW members, her lifelong commitment to the job security of American families, and her ability to unify and win in November. “Hillary Clinton understands our issues on trade, understands the complexities of multinational economies and supports American workers, their families and communities,” said UAW President Dennis Williams. Now is a time for unity, a time to focus on what lies ahead in November. Bernie Sanders has brought to this campaign a dialogue that has been needed for far too long. He has been, and remains, ... Read more