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United Auto Workers

A U.S. labor union based in Detroit that was established in 1935 to represent workers in the American automotive industry.
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To the overall grand plan of the UAW it's probably not monumental, but to those workers, it's a big deal," Casteel said in an interview on Friday.
The UAW Ford Department is rooted in the spirit of labor and management cooperation.
Fifty-two percent of the voting members signed on to the personal academic boycott pledge, UAW Local 2865 states.
Kelly, who was then the acting town manager, delineated 12 different ways the Water and Sewer Division already had begun attacking the UAW problem, including flushing hydrants throughout town, a leak detection analysis, re-calibrating the meters at all water sources, replacing or repairing leaking hydrants, re-checking the seal on all hydrants after they have been used and replacing aging water mains.
The UAW is ready to put February's tainted election in the rearview mirror and instead focus on advocating for new jobs and economic investment in Chattanooga.
Instead, King's betting the house that, if it's ready to make some tough choices, the UAW can eventually become the powerhouse it once was.
The UAW of the 20th century had a mindset that it was the company's responsibility to make profits, and the union's sole job was to get workers their fair share.
Civil rights and equality were major initiatives during the 1960s, as the UAW fought against racial and sexual discrimination.
government both reached deeper concessions with the UAW than Ford.
Doing so required UAW members to accept concessions that made their wages and benefits look like those of non-union auto workers.
Our members have had to make some tough decisions for themselves and their families and have done so with careful deliberation," said UAW President Ron Gettelfinger.
Contract negotiations between Ford and the UAW have been moving slowly after the union extended its previous contract at the US's second largest car manufacturer so it could focus on wrapping up labour deals with General Motors and Chrysler, sources familiar with the talks said.