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"While the UAW welcomes the $700 million in Ohio investment outside of Lordstown, Ohio, it is not forgotten that UAW members, their families and citizens in the Mahoning Valley invested in Ge

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Every dollar is a vote. When we spend our hard-earned dollars on union-made and USA-made goods, we vote for a strong labor movement and a thriving national economy. We show solidarity every time we support goods and services produced by our hardworking sisters and brothers. This guide celebrates the excellence of UAW members. You may browse the products and services provided by UAW members in each region. There is also a section where you can review consumer available products by category. We hope you make the choice to support our UAW members by spending your money on products and services they make possible. Finding union-made products can be difficult because few items are labeled “union-made.” However, this guide provides you with a list of tools for locating UAW-made goods

The .2018 Albany Lobbying Conference was held March 11, 2018- March 14, 2018. The Conference took place at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY 

The Conference agenda included many  speakers, Plenary sessions and of course lobbying at the Capitol on many UAW issues.

Some of the issues that were lobbied on  included jobs, the economy, funding for various services, and unemployment insurance, just to name a few.

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Celebrate the Victories of the Past, the Promise of the Future The hours are brutally long; overtime pay doesn’t exist. Workplace safety is unheard of. Limbs are lost, and yet the machines grind on, indifferent to your suffering. Do you want to keep your job and feed your family? Your boss wants his roof repaired and a gift of his favorite liquor, too
The 2018 National CAP Conference was held in Washington, DC on February 4, 2018 through february 8, 2018.

UAW International President, Dennis Williams opened the conference on Sunday, February 4, 2018.

In attendance were Jeff Binz, Director Region 9 and  the International IEB and many great speakers.

The delegates lobbied at the Capitol on Tuesday and were able to meet and discuss very important issues with our Representatives.

The labor movement isn’t content to merely survive in an era when anti-union lawmakers control both chambers of Congress – we’re moving forward, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told delegates at the 2018 UAW Community Action Program (CAP) Conference in Washington, D.C.

“It’s time to drop our shield, pick up our sword and go on offense for a while,” Trumka said.

First, NAACP President Derrick Johnson explained that there definitely is a connection between civil rights and labor. As a matter of fact, they are natural allies. And two, just as with other progressive coalitions and allies, we must stay sharply focused on the next five years to turn the tide on the attacks from the right.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who represents most of Seattle and adjoining areas, came to America from India all on her own at 16 years old to attend college at Georgetown University because her parents wanted her to have a good education and opportunities. The first Indian-American in the U.S. House of Representatives, says the term “chain migration” is a derogatory term used to scapegoat immigrants.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal, who represents most of Seattle and adjoining areas, came to America from India all on her own at 16 years old to attend college at Georgetown University because her parents wanted her to have a good education and opportunities. The first Indian-American in the U.S. House of Representatives, says the term “chain migration” is a derogatory term used to scapegoat immigrants.