by Press and Media | on Apr 14, 2016

NLRB defends right to Micro Unions

This article first appeared in POLITICO's Morning Shift.Volkswagen on Wednesday, unsurprisingly, lost a bid to throw out the results of a December union election at its plant in Chattanooga. The...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 06, 2016

Fodder for the union busters

With Ford announcing that they will be opening a new plant in Mexico to build their small cars, Forbes columnist Dale Buss decided that someone was to blame.  Of course, he didn’t blame...

by Brian Young | on Feb 17, 2016

A check for 11k is in the mail!

After last year’s contentious negotiations with the Big Three auto makers, United Auto Worker’s members are starting to see the benefits.  At the end of February, GM workers will...

by Brian Young | on Feb 10, 2016

The New Hampshire Zoo

The results are in and sadly hate, intolerance and bigotry won on the Republican side. Circus clown Donald Trump came out big, mobilizing racist and stupid people to the polls to earn 35% of the GOP...

by Brian Young | on Dec 17, 2015

Keep Solidarity in Christmas

Nearly 5 weeks ago, workers in Wisconsin walked off their job at Kohler and began walking picket lines in the rain, sleet and snow, morning, noon and night.  Now it appears that their efforts...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 20, 2015

Walking the line in Sheboygan

United Auto Workers Local 833 members at Kohler have gone on strike after rejecting the companies offer. The strike, which is the first at Kohler since 1983, came after 94% of the 1,800 members voted...

by Brian Young | on Oct 23, 2015

Throw the old contract in the toilet

Members of UAW are preparing for contract talks with home products giant Kohler.  The 2,100 members last negotiated a contract in 2010 that saw a 5 year wage freeze, an increase in health...

by Guest Post | on Oct 13, 2015

Pres. candidate O'Malley on trade

We got this press release from Presidential Candidate and Former Governor of Maryland Martin O'Malley who sat down with UAW Local 997 last week to discuss trade policy, how to build a stronger...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 28, 2015

UAW Brings Good Tidings from the Southland

It's not everyday we get to hear good news for unions in the Deep South, but UAW just accomplished something big down in Piedmont, Alabama. In a decisive 89-45 vote, workers at a car parts plan...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 15, 2015

With non-union wages, you gotta start somewhere

Check out this article about unionization in the Shoreline Times.  While newly organized union jobs are low wage, so where the auto worker jobs 100 years ago. That doesn't mean auto workers...

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