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Virtually everything working people have gained to improve health and retirement security since the 1940s is now at risk, including Medicare, Medicaid, workplace health plans, the Affordable Care Act and Social Security.
Republicans in Congress are rushing to approve legislation that effectively would end these programs without providing a replacement for the 30 million Americans who will become uninsured.
It wasn’t easy, but more than 300 UAW Local 710 members at Challenge Manufacturing in Kansas City, Missouri, have their first contract signed and ratified – with an assist from their brothers and sisters in UAW Region 5.
It took a three-week strike to finally win the contract at Challenge, a Michigan-based company that located a stamping facility in Kansas City,Read more >>>
The United States Supreme Court: Why It Matters to UAW Members
Presidential and congressional elections rightfully dominated the national news and our attention last year. Their decisions impact nearly every facet of our lives. The wages we earn, water we drink, our ability to protect ourselves from terrorism, and the education our children receive are all directly impacted by their decisions. That said, we are a nation of laws and our Constitution establishes limits to their power....Read more >>>
Remembering Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike
Lorraine Agtang Reflects on the Delano Grape Strike, which occurred over 50 years ago.
The March-April Edition of Solidarity Magazine is now online!
The Ryan Health Care Bill puts retirement at risk by making massive cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.
Speaker Ryan and House Republicans want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and replace it with a bill that gives millions in tax breaks to the rich. They want to pay for those tax breaks by taxing your benefits and stealing Medicare and Medicaid funds.Read more >>>
2015 Local 685 Retirees Christmas Party
The Alliance for Retired Americans explains the Medicare Part B Increases. Read more >>>
Johnathan Stewart and the UAW 685/Habitat Vet Build
685/Habitat For Humanity Vet Build Keys Presentation