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The tax credit of an additional $4,500 for union-made electric vehicles made in the U.S. is a win for UAW members, unorganized autoworkers, and the entire labor movement. The provision:

  • Supports the high standards in wages, benefits, and safety that UAW members have bargained for in the auto industry
  • Incentivizes nonunion companies to stop spending millions on union busters and to allow their workers to form their unions freely
  • Encourages U.S. auto manufacturers to bring back jobs they offshored

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Understanding the importance of initiation fees and dues is one of the building blocks for a united union. Beginning with the initiation fee, the fee that each new member pays, is very instrumental to our union growing stronger into the future. Each member pays a $10.00 initiation fee when they first join and half of this goes to the new member orientation fund that helps purchase the UAW member information kits that allow our newest members to hit the ground running.

In 1972, an employee who was a member of the Retail Clerks Union was accused by her employee, J. Weingarten, Inc., of not paying for some merchandise.  When the employer approached her to question her about the merchandise, she asked for a union representative to assist her.  The employer refused and kept questioning.  In the process of the questioning, it developed that the employee was not guilty of the conduct which the employer was accusing her of – but the employee made other statements about conduct which she thought was an accepted practice by most employees.  When Weingarten, Inc.

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