News From: UAW

by Press and Media | on Aug 23, 2016

Board sides with Grads

This story first appeared in Inside Higher Ed.Graduate students who work as teaching and research assistants at private universities are entitled to collective bargaining, the National Labor...

by Workers Indepen... | on Jul 01, 2016

Auto Workers on Welfare

Workers earning as little as $8.50 an hour making auto parts for Ford, GM, Toyota and Mercedes in Dayton, Ohio are fed up and say they plan to join the United Auto Workers (UAW).Veronica Laster is a...

by Press and Media | on May 26, 2016

UAW chooses Hill over Bern

The United Auto Workers endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Wednesday, saying it trusts that she'll maintain a pro-worker trade policy in the White House. "As president," a...

by Brian Young | on May 10, 2016

Honeywell lock out

After just three weeks of negotiations, Honeywell Aerospace has locked out its 380 union workers.  The employees, who work at factories in South Bend Indiana and Green Island, NY are members of...

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...

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