The latest edition of Solidarity magazine is online. In this edition, the focus on how we promote the interests of working people in light of the 2016 elections. Keeping our elected officials accountable to the American people is something every UAW member should be involved in.
Other features include:
- A story on a huge organizing win by graduate workers at Columbia University in New York City: These workers demanded a voice on the job to address issues such as workload, health care, late pay and sexual harassment.
- A story about a $5 million federal grant that will help prepare UAW journeymen of the future. Those wishing to enter the skilled trades will benefit from the increased funding to the apprenticeship programs.
- A story about Ernie Dillard, Sr., a longtime UAW elected and appointed official who devoted his life to civil rights and equality.
- A story about Local 174’s labor mural that has finally found a home where many people can see it. The mural, which features key scenes from the UAW’s founding, has been painstakingly restored and is now on display at the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University in Detroit.
- A story about the restoration of free legal services for our members at the Detroit 3. His was negotiated in the 2015 bargaining with General Motors, Ford Motor Co. and FCA US. The program is now up and running.