Tag: Updates

3 Ways to Stay in Touch with the UAW

The UAW has an active presence across digital platforms. Read on to find out how you can get the latest updates and engage online. 1. Social Media – Join the conversation about the latest union issues by following us on our social media accounts: Facebook – Did you know you can opt-in to see our updates at the top of your newsfeed? Select ‘See First’ in the ‘Following’ settings under the cover photo: Twitter Instagram 2. Email Updates – Get the latest news on legislative issues and upcoming events in your area by joining our email list. 3. Text Messages ... Read more

One year and counting: UAW App brings you the latest news and resources for members

Since its release almost one year ago, the UAW App has been a platform for convenient access to essential information at your fingertips. From Big 3 Auto Bargaining contracts to daily news and actions on the issues working families care about, the UAW App is here for members. Unlike Facebook, Twitter and other essential social platforms, the development of this handy resource is crafted by us, and is set up to grow specifically to members’ needs. Expect more features and resources in the future as we’re always focused on how to improve our communications with you and get feedback on the kinds of ... Read more

Turn your inbox into a WINbox with UAWire email alerts!

It’s hard to believe, but email has been around for 45 years. You read that right. Don’t adjust your screen resolution. That’s a four and a five. Ray Tomlinson, a contractor who was working on the U.S. Department of Defense’s ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) project, is credited with inventing email way back in 1972. Other things that happened in 1972? Life Cereal premiered its “Little Mikey” advertising campaign. Al Green’s Let’s Stay Together and Don McClean’s American Pie were topping the charts.  A new house would set you back $27,550, you could pay the rent for $165 per month, ... Read more

UAW’s Facebook page is a great resource for both getting information and participating in a conversation about the latest news

Latest studies show that almost half of UAW membership (active and retired) are on Facebook and those figures are growing. Though there are many social media platforms, Facebook is by far the largest and most popular, especially with UAW active and retired members.  The UAW Facebook page features breaking news, educational content as well as union history (that often features stories that could be ripped from today’s headlines). It also gives you the tools to keep your elected representatives accountable – reminding them that they work for you and your community. Much of the content on the page is original and ... Read more

Turn your inbox into a WINbox with UAWire email alerts!

It’s hard to believe, but email has been around for 45 years. You read that right. Don’t adjust your screen resolution. That’s a four and a five. Ray Tomlinson, a contractor who was working on the U.S. Department of Defense’s ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) project, is credited with inventing email way back in 1972. Other things that happened in 1972? Life Cereal premiered its “Little Mikey” advertising campaign. Al Green’s Let’s Stay Together and Don McClean’s American Pie were topping the charts.  A new house would set you back $27,550, you could pay the rent for $165 per month, ... Read more

One year and counting: UAW App brings you the latest news and resources for members

Since its release almost one year ago, the UAW App has been a platform for convenient access to essential information at your fingertips. From Big 3 Auto Bargaining contracts to daily news and actions on the issues working families care about, the UAW App is here for members. Unlike Facebook, Twitter and other essential social platforms, the development of this handy resource is crafted by us, and is set up to grow specifically to members’ needs. Expect more features and resources in the future as we’re always focused on how to improve our communications with you and get feedback on the kinds of ... Read more

UAW’s Facebook page is a great resource for both getting information and participating in a conversation about the latest news

Latest studies show that almost half of UAW membership (active and retired) are on Facebook and those figures are growing. Though there are many social media platforms, Facebook is by far the largest and most popular, especially with UAW active and retired members.  The UAW Facebook page features breaking news, educational content as well as union history (that often features stories that could be ripped from today’s headlines). It also gives you the tools to keep your elected representatives accountable – reminding them that they work for you and your community. Much of the content on the page is original and ... Read more

UAW Big 3 Contracts Now Available on UAW App

Navigate to “Auto Bargaining Resources” in the UAW App menu and find the contract you’re looking for. When UAW President Dennis Williams took over as president at the 2014 convention, he made it clear that one of the things he wanted his administration to focus on was communicating with rank-and-file UAW members and meeting members where they were at. Today, where many members are at is on social media and smartphones. That’s why, last year, the UAW began development of a UAW mobile app. We took almost a year to test, develop and adjust the app from version 1.0 to ... Read more

Download the UAW App!

When UAW President Dennis Williams took over as president at the 2014 convention, he made it clear that one of the things he wanted his administration to focus on was communicating with rank-and-file UAW members and meeting members where they were at. Today, where many members are at is on social media and smartphones. That’s why, last year, the UAW began development of a UAW mobile app. We took almost a year to test, develop, and adjust the app from version 1.0 to what we have today—an app that we believe will meet the needs of our UAW members. We’re ... Read more

Download the UAW App!

When UAW President Dennis Williams took over as president at the 2014 convention, he made it clear that one of the things he wanted his administration to focus on was communicating with rank-and-file UAW members and meeting members where they were at. Today, where many members are at is on social media and smartphones. That’s why, last year, the UAW began development of a UAW mobile app. We took almost a year to test, develop, and adjust the app from version 1.0 to what we have today—an app that we believe will meet the needs of our UAW members. We’re ... Read more