Detroit demonstration against water shutoff on July 18, 2014
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Moratorium on Water Shut-offs in Detroit Long Overdue

By Abayomi Azikiwe Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a halt to the ongoing water shut-offs in the state of Michigan in the midst of a global healthcare crisis spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Detroit […]

UAW GM Strike in 2019
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UAW workers organize to take back their union

By Jerry Goldberg, UAW 900 retired As the United States Justice Department seems hell bent on moving to a government takeover of the United Auto Workers union (UAW), a rank and file movement, called Unite […]

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Workers vote on UAW contract with GM

By Thomas Michalak For over a month United Auto Workers (UAW) members employed by General Motors have been on a countrywide strike after a breakdown at the negotiation table between the union and the company. […]

Protestors demanding that GM pay state and federal taxes
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Make G.M. Pay Taxes – Support the UAW Strike

By FW Detroit Staff With the UAW strike against General Motors in its 30th day, community activists gathered on October 15 at the State of Michigan Building to show their support. The target of this […]

A contingent from UNITE HERE union joins the picket line outside the General Motors Tech Center in Warren
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Demand for a Short Work Week – 30 hours work for 40 hours pay

By Jerry Goldberg UAW Vice President and chief negotiator Terry Dittes, has correctly articulated that the critical issue in the current UAW/General Motors strike, in addition to ending the wage disparities among the members, is […]

National Trade Union Central of Brazil
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International solidarity will help beat GM

By Jerry Goldberg A recent bourgeois commentary on Market Watch, predicted that the UAW strike against General Motors could not win. Why? Because “Today GM carries large stockpiles of inventory, and its suppliers and assembly […]

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Corruption charges used to undermine workers resolve

By Jerry Goldberg On a daily basis, the bourgeois media attempts to undermine the UAW/GM strike with unrelenting articles on corruption within a significant sector the UAW leadership. There is no doubt that seeing these […]

Detroit Annual Labor Day Parade where trade unionists held a banner in solidarity wiith injured Colombian GM workers, Mon. Sept. 2, 2019
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GM robs both workers and communities

By Detroit FW Staff The community at large has a material interest in solidarity with the UAW-GM strike and its battle to reverse General Motors illegal plant closings and lay-offs. In 2009, GM received $68.1 […]

UAW workers walk the picket line at GM's Detroit/Hamtramck Assembly plant
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UAW strikes GM

By Jerry Goldberg The national strike by 49,000 United Auto Workers (UAW) workers against General Motors that started on September 15, 2019, has captured the enthusiasm of the working class. There have been numerous mass […]

Detroit Solidarity with UAW strike against General Motors 09-18-2109
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Solidarity Picket at Detroit/Hamtramck Poletown Joins Striking UAW Workers

By FW Detroit Staff Almost 50,000 UAW workers are on strike against General Motors demanding better pay, improved working conditions and enhanced benefits. Members of Moratorium NOW! Coalition, some of whom previously worked in the […]