How has the UAW has fought for the rights of international workers and on behalf of other social justice issues?
Through the Union we have won important workplace rights and protections in the post 9/11 climate. The UAW has also advocated for international workers to be able to freely choose their employment and opposes employer control over the H1B visa.
- See the UAW’s position on immigrant, guest worker, and international student worker rights.
- The UAW has recently joined the Blue Green Alliance in an effort for workers and environmentalists to build a green economy. Read more about Blue Green Alliance Members and the work being done.
- The UAW is an endorser of the Apollo Alliance, a coalition of business, labor, environmental, and community leaders working to create a clean energy economy, and a strong supporter of the historic Energy Independence and Security Act passed by Congress in 2007. Read more about this historic legislation and why the UAW worked to get it passed.