Brazilian Activists, American Unions Protest Award for Brazilian Judge

New York City, NY – American unions will join the Defend Democracy in Brazil Committee in Manhattan tomorrow to protest commemoration of the judge who investigated, prosecuted, convicted and sentenced popular former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, known as Lula. Lula is appealing the conviction and 12-year jail sentence. Despite his imprisonment, he is

Roundtable discussion with UAW President Dennis Williams

Today, UAW President Dennis Williams gave a wide-ranging interview – his first since wrapping up bargaining with the Detroit 3 in late 2015. Check out the video below to hear President Williams speak about issues like trade, organizing, labor rights, the state of the UAW, the Flint water crisis and the upcoming presidential election.

Maryland State UAW-CAP endorses Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate

Kensington, MD – Today the Maryland State United Auto Workers (UAW) Community Action Program announced they are endorsing Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate. The group represents over 15,000 active and retired members and their families in Maryland. In announcing their endorsement of Van Hollen for U.S. Senate, Ray Curry, director of UAW Region 8

Registration Now Open for 2016 Financial Officers’ Conference

Read the call letter to the 2016 Financial Officers’ Conference Register now for the 2016 Financial Officers’ Conference Greetings: The UAW Financial Officers’ Conference will be held Sunday, March 13 through Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Doubletree at the Entrance to Universal – in Orlando, Florida. This conference is for local union presidents, financial

UAW Statement on Senate Passage of EUC Extension

DETROIT — The UAW commends the Senate for reaching a bipartisan agreement and passing legislation to extend Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefits.  As our economy continues to recover, the EUC program provides critical support to job seekers and their families.  It is now Speaker Boehner’s turn to take action immediately in the House of Representatives.

SEIU President Henry’s Statement in Support of VW Workers

Working People in the South Will Continue to Unite CHATTANOOGA, TN – “I am so proud of the workers at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant for sticking together and trying to make their voices heard,” Henry said. “They are an inspiration to a growing movement of working people across the nation who are uniting for good

Active and retired UAW members join Alliance for Retired Americans this summer in fighting to protect and strengthen Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

DETROIT – The UAW will join the Alliance for Retired Americans during the weeks of July 29 and August 12 in celebrating Medicaid’s 48th anniversary (July 30) and Social Security’s 78th anniversary (Aug. 14) by fighting to defend and strengthen these programs and the protections they provide to all Americans.  They have dramatically expanded access

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