VOTERS TO POLITICIANS: “FOLLOW THROUGH” Detroit – UAW President Gary Jones said Wednesday that voters sent a loud and clear message on election day: “Enough rhetoric.” Voters made it clear they expect real progress on trade, job creation, job protections and wage growth. He also noted the significant victories of women, minorities, the first two female Muslim members of Congress and the first openly LGBT governor in U.S. history. “This vote was a loud statement by Americans that they want action on jobs, healthcare, education, fair trade, income growth and a future for their children. If 2016 was a statement ... Read more
At 6 a.m., Feb. 6, 2017, UAW and its Local 291 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, called a strike against AxleTech International. The parties failed to reach an agreement by the Jan. 29 contract expiration deadline. The union has and will continue to bargain in good faith in attempts to reach a fair and equitable agreement for its members.