Opening The Door To A More Democratic UAW

By Nelson Lichtenstein, Labor Notes. -

In December the leadership of the United Auto Workers reached a settlement with the Justice Department that opens the door to election of top union officers by referendum vote of the membership. [...]

UAW’s New Dissidents Not The First To Call For One-Member, One-Vote

By Kalas Hall, The Detroit News -

Detroit — A group of dissidents in the United Auto Workers is the second in 30 years to attempt change in the democratic union they say has really been ruled by one party: the Reuther [...]

What The Chicago Teachers Union And The GM Auto Workers Strikes Teach Us

By Stansfield Smith, Popular Resistance. -

The Chicago teachers and staff, numbering 35,000, are on strike for the second time in seven years. And for a second time, the teachers' action has helped spark a social movement. This strike [...]