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New “US-Mexico-Canada Agreement” Underscores Necessity of International Solidarity

Statement of the UE Officers on the “US-Mexico-Canada Agreement” The text of the proposed new “US-Mexico-Canada Agreement” released late on Sunday night reveals the stranglehold that corporate interests have upon our government, and underscores the absolute necessity of international solidarity among working people from all three countries in order to move forward. In contrast to […]

UE International Director Joins 5000 at International Peace Meeting

UE’s Director of International Strategies Kari Thompson traveled to Hiroshima, Japan in early August to bring UE’s commitment to peace, denuclearization, and a reduction in military spending to the 2018 World Conference Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs. Longtime UE ally Zenroren, a Japanese trade union confederation representing over 1.2 million workers, hosted Thompson. “It was […]

UE’s Eastern Region VP Joins Labor Against War Delegation to Korea

“South Koreans don’t want [U.S.] missiles there, they don’t want any of that. They want unification,” reports Eastern Region Vice President Darrion Smith, who represented UE on a US Labor Against the War (USLAW) delegation to Korea at the beginning of May. Smith and the USLAW delegation arrived in Korea on the heels of the “Panmunjom Declaration” […]

GE Workers Gather for Global Trade Union Network Meeting

UE’s national officers and members of Locals 506, 601 and 618 traveled to Toronto on May 7 and 8, 2018, for the first meeting of the global General Electric Trade Union Network, hosted by UE’s Canadian partner Unifor and organized by the global trade union federation IndustriALL. Unifor National President Jerry Dias and UE General President Peter Knowlton welcomed […]