After workers voted to reject the local contract at both the Dana Fort Wayne, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky plants, the United Steelworkers is keeping them in the dark on the status of a possible renegotiation of the agreement.
Dana auto parts workers report as much as 60 percent of their signing bonus was taken out in taxes and union dues
On top of taxes, the USW and UAW are “entitled” to a 1.45 and 1.7 percent cut, respectively, of the signing bonuses. This means that the two unions made more than $150,000 in instant cash just for getting the contract passed, on top of monthly union dues.
The “No” vote by John Deere workers shows Dana workers must overturn the illegitimate UAW-USW-Dana contract!
Now is the time for Dana workers to join Deere workers and all auto workers to overturn the fraudulent contracts signed by the UAW in recent months and years.
Dana fires temps en masse in apparent retaliation for leak that revealed they were making $25 per hour
The revelation sparked outrage among full-time Dana workers at management and the UAW and USW unions, who had bullied them into accepting a contract with wages far below what Dana has been compelled to pay temps to maintain production.
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The cutting edge of the fight for all of the rights of educators is to close the schools for the year so that no more teachers or students are infected with a disease that could claim their lives or leave them with dire medical issues.
Educators from Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and Virginia met last week and unanimously adopted this resolution in support of the call by the WSWS for an inquest into the COVID-19 pandemic.
The New York City Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee met on November 21 and authorized this statement calling on educators, parents and students to support the strike of Columbia University student-workers.
The Rajapakse government rushed to reopen schools not out of concern for the education of children but to defend capitalist profits.