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Labor Voices – Opinion: Collective bargaining creates equality

Collective bargaining is the process in which a group of workers comes together and negotiates the terms of their contracts with one voice. Making their demands, together. Making a promise that whatever is offered to one will be rejected unless it is offered to all. Read more on www.detroitnews.com >>>

We Are One! Special Bargaining Convention Closes as Delegates Set Bargaining Priorities

The 2019 UAW Special Bargaining Convention closed with chants of “We are One!” as UAW members set their union’s bargaining priorities for the next four years by overwhelmingly adopting a comprehensive resolution. UAW locals will use the resolution as a guide when they enter negotiations with management. While negotiations with the Big Three automakers loom large, the resolution is designed to give workers from all segments guidance on a wide variety of workplace issues. The convention itself was a reminder to members that it was solidarity that won the working conditions and benefits that UAW members enjoy today, and that ... Read more

Press Conference Following the 2019 UAW Special Bargaining Convention

DETROIT — UAW President Gary Jones will speak with the media following adjournment of the 2019 UAW Special Convention on Collective Bargaining. Where:  Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226, Room 251B When:    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at approximately *1 p.m. Teleconference Dial-In Number(s): (800) 230-1074 Confirmation Number: 465291 *Note: The conference might start slightly earlier or later than 1 p.m. Please email your RSVP to Sandra Davis at sdavis@uaw.net to receive an alert when the press conference time is confirmed.

UAW Special Bargaining Convention Gets Under Way

On March 11, more than 900 delegates converged in Cobo Center in Detroit to set the union’s bargaining priorities for the next four years at the UAW Special Bargaining Convention. The convention, which closes Wednesday, is a critical part of the union’s preparations for Big Three bargaining this summer and fall. The work of this convention will set the standards for bargaining for the Big Three, as well as other industries and workplaces. “During individual negotiations over the next several years, we will use this standard as a guide,” UAW President Gary Jones told delegates. “When sitting at the bargaining ... Read more

Welcome to the 2019 Special Bargaining Convention in Detroit!

Today we kicked off our Special Bargaining Convention, which brings together members from across all sectors and areas of the country to vote on the goals that will guide the negotiations for our contracts for the next four years. This year’s theme is We Are One, recognizing the solidarity that all UAW brothers and sisters bring to the bargaining table and to their workplaces.