News From: UAW

by Guest Post | on Oct 03, 2017

AFL-CIO Seeking Volunteers for Puerto Rico Relief Effort

The AFL-CIO is coordinating relief efforts for Puerto Rico.  We hope that UAW Region 9A could supply a few volunteers, however, please read the information (see below) closely, it is a rigorous...

by Brian Young | on Aug 28, 2017

Who is Ogletree?

When a workforce is organizing and the employer wants to bust the union, anti-union law firms are brought in to guide the company. These high-priced lawyers are brought in with one goal, to squash...

by Workers Indepen... | on Aug 03, 2017

We Have the Votes to Win

Nissan worker Christopher Milton says Nissan’s anti-union fear campaign is backfiring on them. Nissan workers in Canton Mississippi are voting Thursday and Friday on whether to join the United...

by Workers Indepen... | on Jul 24, 2017

Union Busting at Nissan

On August 3rd and 4th Nissan workers in Canton Mississippi will vote on whether or not to join the United Auto Workers. This NLRB vote has been years in the making and the Nissan workers are being...

by Press and Media | on Jun 23, 2017

Ford Focus: Made in China

This week Ford announced that for the first time they will be moving production of one of their cars, the Ford Focus to China.  The company says that it won’t cost any American jobs, since...

by Brian Young | on Mar 06, 2017

They watched their co-worker die

On a warm, sunny Saturday, thousands marched through Canton Mississippi, demanding the right to join a union.  While marches in Mississippi may not be rare, a union rally is and one at a foreign...

by Brian Young | on Mar 01, 2017

A Roller Coaster and some Yogurt

For years, Elon Musk has been everyone’s favorite mad scientist billionaire.  The billionaire inventor and CEO has talked about revolutionizing electric cars, solar power and even space...

by Press and Media | on Feb 13, 2017

Made in Mexico

When you buy your next car, you may think that it is made in the USA because it comes from one of the big three automakers.  You may think that since there is nothing more American than a pickup...

by Press and Media | on Jan 30, 2017

UAW works to organize 5K

Ernest Whitfield, a 13-year employee at a Nissan assembly plant in Canton, Miss., wants the Japanese automaker to treat its employees with dignity and allow workers to unionize. Whitfield, a press...

by Workers Indepen... | on Nov 15, 2016

Honeywell lockout continues

Honeywell has locked out employees in South Bend Indiana and Green Island New York.  While Honeywell is a diverse company, these employees work in the company’s aerospace division where...

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