The Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the availability of the 2017 Richard ‘Dik’ Days Scholarship Application.
If you are a graduating high school senior attending college full-time in the fall or a current undergraduate student, enrolled full-time in a college/university you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Qualifying applicants must also meet the minimum requirements noted below. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2017...Read more >>>
Celebrate White Shirt Day February 11!
February 11 is White Shirt Day. Show solidarity for all workers by wearing a white shirt.
February is Black History Month, and we’re taking a look back on the contributions of African-American leaders within the UAW like Ruben Burks.
Ruben Burks’ long history of unionism and advocacy for social justice started in 1955 when he began working as an assembler at the former General Motors Fisher Body Plant 2 in Flint where he joined UAW Local 598...Read more >>>
STATEMENT OF UAW REGION 9A DIRECTOR JULIE KUSHNER REGARDING PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER TARGETING REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS
This past Friday, President Trump acted on his racist campaign promises, signing an executive order targeting immigrants and refugees. In particular, he has put our Muslim sisters and brothers in his xenophobic crosshairs. Our members, including graduate workers and postdocs at universities who routinely travel abroad to conduct research or visit family, have been directly affected, as have members of their families... Read more >>>
Statement from UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell on FCA US Profit-Sharing Announcement
“Today FCA US announced that UAW members will get an average of $5,000 in profit-sharing payments. Based on the new contract formula that UAW members bargained in 2015 negotiations, some employees could be eligible for higher payments based on compensated hours.
UAW members at FCA US are proud of the quality Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM products they produce, and through collectively bargained profit-sharing, the hard work and success of our members’ is rewarded.”
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!
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