The UAW strike has put the GOP in a bind: keep pitching themselves as pro-worker or reveal their rhetoric as a masquerade. Yesterday, presidential candidate Tim Scott chose to say what Republicans actually think: “You strike, you’re fired."
The United Auto Workers, headed by a new reform leadership, have started strike action against the Big Three automakers.
The UAW strike has rocketed into the presidential race, with Trump announcing a speech to autoworkers and the union trying to use Biden’s electric vehicle subsidies to open the sector to unionization. The strike's result will have major political implications.
With the UAW using a “targeted strike” against the Big Three, only a minority of workers are on strike so far. But many others are wreaking havoc on the companies by refusing overtime — forcing management to shut down some plants for this entire past weekend.
Bernie Sanders headlined a United Auto Workers rally in Detroit on the first day of the strike, declaring that “every worker, white collar, blue collar, in between, has got to stand with the UAW in your struggle for justice.” We reprint his remarks in full.
By attacking the United Auto Workers and mischaracterizing the stakes of the union’s contract campaign and strike, self-styled populist Donald Trump is standing with the corporate elite against workers.
In a speech to United Auto Workers members on Wednesday, Shawn Fain laid into the Big Three, explained the UAW's new “stand-up strike,” and invoked the Bible to declare their battle a righteous fight for justice. We print his prepared remarks here in full.
Jubilant pickets. Rattled managers. Here’s what the first day of the historic United Auto Workers strike looked like on the ground with rank-and-file autoworkers.
United Auto Workers president Shawn Fain has said, “We fight for the good of the entire working class,” and Americans seem to believe him. In massive numbers, they tell pollsters they back the UAW over the Big Three auto companies.
Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaigns galvanized a new generation to fight against inequality and corporate power. The spirit of that fight is now finding expression in the workplace — as seen with the massive strike the United Auto Workers just started today.
This morning, the United Auto Workers launched a landmark strike against the Big Three automakers for their refusal to provide adequate pay and job security. Meanwhile, over the last year, the automakers have authorized $5 billion in stock buybacks.
The UAW launched a historic strike this morning, with workers at three plants across the Big Three walking out and UAW leader Shawn Fain declaring that an "all-out strike is possible." It’s the first time ever the union has struck all three major automakers.
The United Auto Workers, headed by a new reform leadership, are set to strike the Big Three automakers at midnight tonight. The entire working class will be watching to see if autoworkers can claw back decades of concessions and win a transformative contract.
The United Auto Workers are rapidly approaching a potential strike with the Big Three automakers. The companies want to minimize disruption by stockpiling inventory at their parts distribution centers — and staffing them with nonunion workers who may scab.
A key conflict in the United Auto Workers strike, which could begin at midnight tonight, is over the electric vehicle industry. The vast majority of EV plants are low-wage and nonunion despite being publicly subsidized — and the UAW is trying to fix that.
The United Auto Workers’ contract with the Big Three automakers expires tomorrow at midnight. If no agreement is reached, the UAW is ready to strike to recoup concessions made over the past two decades, end tiers, and boost wages.
Rather than seizing the opportunity to cover one of the most important labor stories of our time, NBC Nightly News’ coverage of the potential United Auto Workers strike has checked off pretty much every anti-labor trope in the book.