News From: UAW

by Brian Young | on Mar 21, 2019

Trump Blames GM Plant Closure on Union Dues

Trump’s continuing war on unions brought him to Lima Ohio on Wednesday. During his speech at the last tank manufacturer in the United States, Trump started to give his two cents about why...

by Press and Media | on Feb 27, 2019


The United Autoworkers have filed a lawsuit against General Motors in an attempt to stop the auto giant from closing 3 plants. Find out more from the AP.

by Brian Young | on Dec 13, 2018

Elon Musk Accuses UAW of Drumming Up Safety Issue

On Sunday, Tesla founder Elon Musk was on 60 Minutes to discuss Tesla and the companies failure to meet manufacturing demands with the Model 3. During the interview, Lesley Stahl asked Musk about...

by Brian Young | on Nov 27, 2018

Trump's Tariffs Fast Tracking GM Plant Closures

In another sign of companies preparing for an economic downturn, General Motors (GM) has announced massive layoffs to both their union and salaried workers.

by Daniel Hinton | on Nov 26, 2018

Columbia Reaches Contract Framework Agreement with Grad Students

The New York Times published an article on January 31st with the headline, “Columbia University Says It Won’t Bargain with Graduate Student Union.” Tuesday, less than 10 months...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2018

Kavanaugh Helped Trump Bust Union in Atlantic City

Any reader of UCOMM Blog knows that Trump is at war with organized labor. He announced his support for a National Right to Work law and put the justice on the court who decided the Janus case. Now,...

by Brian Young | on Mar 08, 2018

The Search for a New "Look for the Union Label"

Buy American is a phrase that is often tossed around but rarely put into practice. Back in the 1970’s, there was a concerted campaign to encourage American’s to not only Buy American but...

by Brian Young | on Feb 07, 2018

GM Bargained-for Bonuses Paid, Talks Restart at Disney and UFCW Gets Contract

While much of the focus at UCOMM over the last few weeks has been informing our readers about the Janus v. AFSCME case and about Trump’s continued attacks on workers, there is other news from...

by Brian Young | on Dec 01, 2017

UAW's New President?

After a tough year for the United Auto Workers (UAW) that saw them lose major organizing victories in the South, the union has begun to lay out its future with a slate of new leadership.

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 14, 2017

Tesla: A Hotbed of Racism

While Elon Musk tries to portray himself as the goofy, genius, billionaire inventor, more and more allegations are coming to light about what it is really like to work at his companies and they aren...