United Automobile Workers

Sep 16 2023

UAW Statement on Reports of Layoffs of Non-Striking Workers

UAW President Shawn Fain released the following statement, following reports of planned layoffs of non-striking workers at GM and Ford:

“Let’s be clear: if the Big Three decide to lay people off who aren’t on strike, that’s them trying to put the squeeze on our members to settle for less. With their record profits, they don’t have to lay off a single employee. In fact, they could double every autoworker’s pay, not raise car prices, and still rake in billions of dollars.

Their plan won’t work. The UAW will make sure any worker laid off in the Big Three’s latest attack will not go without an income. We’ll organize one day longer than they can and go the distance to win economic and social justice at the Big Three.”

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