‘Non-Union Union’ at Volkswagen Plant Loses Certification
A group billing itself as an alternative to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee has failed to meet minimum enrollment standards under the German automaker’s internal labor policy.
Protesters Block Traffic at O’Brien Federal Office Building Demanding Government Suspend Contracting with Honeywell Aerospace
Elected officials, labor, clergy and community leaders express support for UAW members in Green Island and South Bend who have been locked out of work for over four months
(Albany, NY) – Supporters of UAW members locked out by Honeywell Aerospace blocked traffic and rallied today at the...Read more >>>
Honeywell employees protest, demand fair contract
GREEN ISLAND, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Local employees of a manufacturing company protested Wednesday in demand of a fair contract.
The Honeywell workers, based in Green Island, say the company refuses to come to an agreement with their union.
When local UAW members want to know what’s happening in their local and what the issues are that bring them together – like who the best candidate for workers is in the upcoming election – there’s no one they trust more than their union local. The UAW members who make that communication happen work tirelessly, usually on their own time, to bring it to their union sisters and brothers. Using all the platforms available to them such as social media, photography, video, publications, websites, email, texting and more, the UAW-Local Union Communications Association (LUCA) on Aug. 25 honored those hardworking communicators for a job well done over the past year. Read more >>>
“Over the past two days UAW Local 9 and UAW Local 1508 bargainers met in good faith with Honeywell to bargain a fair and equitable contract.
UAW members once again asked Honeywell to end its lockout and put our members back to work.Read more >>>
Congratulations to Grad Employees at Columbia on their NLRB Victory!
The NLRB has ruled that Graduate Employees at private universities can organize a union with the full rights protection of the National Labor Relations Act! This has been a decades-long fight, and now Grad Employees may see some justice!
Great editorial in the NY Times!
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Honeywell Workers Locked Out in NY & IN
MARION, Ind. — General Motors is investing $90.9 million in its Marion Metal Center plant to enhance the facility’s process capability and flexibility.
“This investment in stamping dies and equipment will align Marion Metal Center with GM’s future stamping strategy,” said Dan Hermer, GM North America Manufacturing manager. “This will enable our team to continue delivering quality to our stamping customers throughout North America.”Read more >>>
Today, we released the UAW App—a mobile app for your iPhone or Android devices that can keep you up to date on everything UAW!
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Statement of Julie Kushner, Director, UAW Region 9A on the UAW Endorsement of Secretary Clinton for President
The next four years will be critical for expanding the labor movement, especially in places like Region 9A where thousands of workers are actively seeking to join the UAW. Keeping a Democrat in the White House is critical to our success. The appointments made by the president to the National Labor Relations Board, the Supreme Court and lower federal courts, for example, greatly impact our ability to move forward a progressive agenda.Read more >>>
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Local 2179 Strand Bookstore members are proud to be UAW!
Proud Strand Bookstore UAW members!
UAW Local 376 Member Jerry Deveau shares about his union
Jerry Deveau works at Colt Manufacturing
Local 2320 Greater Boston Legal Services Members Help the Poor in Need