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The following statement can be attributed to UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada:
“The dirty little secret this report reveals is that, more often than we realize, companies simply aren’t delivering on the good manufacturing jobs they promise our communities.

We meet workers every day who are stuck in exactly the kinds of jobs described in this report – ones that pay barely enough to support a family and that remain ‘temporary’ for months or even years on end.

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The members of the UAW commend President Obama for taking an important step to address our broken immigration system. Across America millions of families are torn apart and many workers will benefit from President Obama’s actions by being able to provide for their loved ones without fear... Read more >>>

UAW Region 9A Women's Council Team "Solidarity in Pink" participated in Making Strides for Breast Cancer on Sunday, October 19. Read more >>>

2014 NYC Labor Day Parade

Region 9A turned out in force for the 2014 New York City Labor Day parade, with Regional Director Julie Kushner as the Parade Chairperson!

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UAW Region 9A Veterans Council Helps Vets in Puerto Rico

UAW Region 9A Veterans Council Chairman Pat Mulholland presents a $500 check to the San Juan, PR VA Voluntary Services. It will be used exclusively for outings for veterans who are living at the VA facility.

Every two years, UAW Region 9A Connecticut CAP Council, embarks on a candidate endorsement process that seeks to support candidates for political office at the federal, state and local level who have shown their commitment to issues that matter to UAW Region 9A members.

Governor Dan Malloy visited the UAW Region 9A office in Farmington on June 17, 2014. 

 

Through solidarity learn to build upon your hopes and dreams at the UAW Family Education Center. Read more >>>

We are Local 259 of the United Automobile Workers.

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The Capitalist’s Case for a $15 Minimum Wage By Nick Hanauer 2013-06-19T22:50:32Z The fundamental law of capitalism is that if workers have no money, businesses have no customers. That’s why the extreme, and widening, wealth gap in our economy presents not just a moral challenge, but an economic one, too. In a capitalist system, rising inequality creates a death spiral of falling demand that ultimately takes everyone down. Read more >>>

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