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  1. UAW President Shawn Fain released the following statement regarding Ford’s announcement that they are pausing construction on the Marshall EV Battery Plant:  “This is a shameful, barely veiled threat by Ford to cut jobs. Closing 65 plants over the last 20 years wasn’t enough for the Big Three, now they want to threaten us with

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  2. Dear UAW Brothers, Sisters, and Supporters:  UAW Locals 1781, 2145, 2256, and 2500, along with Regions 1, 1A, and 1D are reaching out to you because we are facing significant challenges in negotiating a fair contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. BCBSM has refused to accept our demands and is outsourcing our work

    The post Call to Action: Support Striking Blue Cross Blue Shield Workers appeared first on UAW.

  3. Hello everybody at Local 2250. We’re here today with the 2023 national negotiators. We would like to thank you for when you were called, you led the charge to stand up and strike General Motors. This strike is about equal pay for equal work, job security, and most importantly, respect. Long hours, stagnant wages, lack

    The post VIDEO: Message from UAW VP Mike Booth to Local 2250 in Wentzville, MO appeared first on UAW.

  4. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month – a reminder of the importance of financial planning for your family.  Learn how affordable a Union Plus Term Life Insurance Plan is, and how easy it is to apply online. Click here to learn more.   

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  5. DETROIT – UAW President Shawn Fain just announced on Facebook Live that the union, at noon today, will expand its Stand Up Strike against General Motors and Stellantis at 38 locations across 20 states. On Monday, Fain had announced that the union would expand its Stand Up Strike against automakers that did not make substantial progress toward a

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  6. Over 1,000 workers at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan continue to strike against the company as they demand a new contract that addresses numerous issues, including job outsourcing, wage disparities, and unfair labor practices. Workers walked off the job on September 13 after company negotiators refused to take their demands seriously. “Over the years,

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  7. “Hi, my name is Gavin Strassel and I’m the UAW archivist at the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University. This bass drum was part of a small marching band that came from UAW Local 3, which represented workers at the Dodge Main plant in Detroit. When the UAW finally organized Chrysler after a

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  8. Hi, UAW. I’m Ben Dictor, an attorney with Eisner, Dictor and Lamadrid and counsel to your union in these negotiations. As you know, thousands of UAW members at the Big Three are holding strong on the picket line and your national negotiators are hard at work at the bargaining table. But for those of you

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  9. It’s not just Big Three UAW members fighting for justice. Autoworkers across the supply chain, across the country, are on the move. In Alabama, workers at ZF who make parts for Mercedes have voted down the company’s latest contract offer and are holding out for a better deal. Region 8 Director Tim Smith, along with

    The post Local 2083 Votes Down ZF Offer, Rallies for Strong Contract appeared first on UAW.

  10. DETROIT – In a video posted on the UAW’s social media sites, President Shawn Fain announced a new strike deadline of this Friday, Sept. 22 at noon. If Ford, General Motors or Stellantis have not made substantial progress toward a fair agreement, the UAW will call on more members to join the Stand Up Strike.

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