At many of our Regional conferences, we have held successful roundtable discussions, as they have provided insight into what concerns our members. Read more >>>
The March on Mississippi is March 4, 2017 Read more >>>
Statement from UAW Local 291 regarding contract agreement and ratification with AxleTech International
The UAW and its Local 291 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, reached an agreement with AxleTech International. The parties failed to reach an agreement by the Jan. 29 contract expiration and UAW members have been on strike.
Local 291 members ratified the contract by an 88 percent vote ending their weeklong strike.
“We’d like to thank the many UAW members, members of the labor family, community friends and UAW retirees and family members for their support of AxleTech workers during the strike,” said Ron McInroy, director of UAW Region 4. “Support for UAW Local 291 members from the community helped achieve a fair contract for AxleTech workers and their families.”
UAW members have returned to work at AxleTech.
UAW CALLS TESLA ALLEGATION THAT WORKER JOSE MORAN IS ON UNION PAYROLL “FAKE NEWS”
“Mr. Moran is not and has not been paid by the UAW. We would hope that Tesla would apologize to their employee, Mr. Moran, for spreading fake news about him. We can confirm that Mr. Moran and others at Tesla have approached the UAW, and we welcome them with open arms.”
Celebrate White Shirt Day February 11!
February 11 is White Shirt Day. Show solidarity for all workers by wearing a white shirt.
Statement from UAW Local 291 regarding a called strike against AxleTech International, Inc.
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.
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 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.”
COMMUNITY LEADERS, CLERGY, WORKER ADVOCATES LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE NISSAN DEALERS AND BUYERS
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Community leaders, elected officials, faith leaders, labor unions, student groups and racial justice organizations today protested at Nashville’s Action Nissan dealership...Read more >>>
“This morning, Ford Motor Co. announced their 2016 North American full-year profits of $9 billion. This is exciting news as our members will each see a significant profit-sharing financial payout per the 2015 collective bargaining agreement... Read more >>>
The following article first appeared as part of the Labor Voices series at the Detroit News
Eight years ago, Barack Obama became the first African-American president. This was a major event in our nation’s history in and of itself. But he brought with him a message of hope and change that invigorated political participation that this country hadn’t seen in decades...Read more >>>
The UAW-FCA-Ford-General Motors Legal Services Plan that was negotiated in 2015 contracts will begin taking cases on Wednesday, Jan. 25... Read more >>>
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