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Pursuant to the Consent Decree entered by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in the matter of United States v.

History Made As First African American Women Elected UAW Regional Director

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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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It is with great sadness to inform you that Gina Downs passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021 after a long bout with cancer. Gina was a great advocate and supporter for the Veterans. She served on the Veterans Committee at the Rawsonville Plant U.A.W. Local 898, then transferred to Livonia Transmission Plant U.A.W. Local 182. She will be greatly missed and we send our condolences to Dan, her family and all who loved her.

 Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Stark Funeral Home

101 South Washington Street

Ypsilanti, MI

 

“For 36 years, UAW members didn’t have just a Senator, they had a friend in Carl Levin. He was a strong, caring, deeply committed individual who never forgot the working families of Michigan and this country.

Carl Levin stood for honor and dignity and fairness for all Americans. As Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, he steered our nation through the turbulent period after the terror attacks of 9-11 with quiet dignity and a resolve to modernize our military.