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– April 7, 2015 – The United Auto Workers announced today the ratification of the contract with New York University which covers over 1200 graduate employees, members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee-UAW Local 2110, who perform various functions for the university including teaching and research.  Once again, this  makes NYU the only private university in the country with a unionized graduate employee workforce.  The agreement was ratified by 99% of the membership, with nearly 1,000 members voting. Read more >>>

Save the date for 2015 LUCA Conference: June 7-12

Solidarity Magazine and film features Mar.-Apr. 2015

Our sisters and brothers from the Legal Services Staff Association, NOLSW/UAW Local 2320 who work at MFY Legal Services, Inc. are out on an unfair labor practice strike. Read more >>>

Congress will be voting in the next several days whether to authorize a vote on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade deal. A yes vote on Fast Track means that Congress will only be able to vote Yes or No on the TPP trade deal without any opportunity to provide input or make changes. The UAW is deeply opposed to this manner of passing any legislation particularly trade laws that have a great impact on our members and working families across the United States.

Statement of UAW Region 9A regarding the failure of the Staten Island District Attorney to obtain an indictment in the killing of Eric Garner.

 

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

 

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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.

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 >>>

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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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