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UAW Kicks Off Negotiations with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network

Around 1,400 UAW members at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are demanding economic justice as contract negotiations kicked off on July 11, 2023, at the VisTaTech Center on the campus of Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan. Workers are fighting back against stagnant wages, a prolonged wage progression, outsourcing, lack of job security, and insufficient training. The UAW represents four bargaining units at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan: Local Union 1781 (Region 1), Local Union 2500 (Region 1), Local Union 2145 (Region 1D) and Local Union 2256 (Region 1D). The UAW represents two bargaining units ... Read more

MORNING JOURNAL: Oberlin College students, staff and community members protest layoffs of UAW workers at the school

800 members of the Oberlin College community staged a protest in opposition to a plan which would eliminate 108 UAW custodial and dining jobs. The protest, consisting of roughly over 800 people, took place during an Oberlin College faculty meeting. Read more on Morning Journal >>>

Maida Rosenstein: President, United Auto Workers Local 2110 Technical, Office and Professional Workers honored

The Workers Defense League in New York recently honored UAW Local 2110 Maida Rosenstein during the group’s 81st anniversary dinner May 16. Rosenstein has always given priority to organizing new workers. She has been involved in graduate worker campaigns at New York University and Columbia, at a host of nonprofits and museums, and in higher education. For more than 30 years, she has strongly promoted membership-led, grassroots union activity, in contract negotiations campaigns, new organizing and political action. As a result, Local 2110 has developed a broad group of leaders, and a degree of mobilization and activity that stands out ... Read more