UAW officials testified before U.S. House committee on EV production

United Auto Workers (UAW) Legislative Representative Desiree Hoffman joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss UAW Legislative Director Josh Nassar’s recent appearance before the U.S. House Agriculture Committee promoting policies that support domestic electric vehicle production and union jobs. Continue reading

Senate to consider electric vehicle credits in Build Back Better bill

United Auto Workers (UAW) Legislative Representative Desiree Hoffman joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss tax incentives in the Build Back Better budget reconciliation bill that would encourage the purchase of union-made electric vehicles built in the U.S. Continue reading

Budget reconciliation bill would be a boon for EV market

United Auto Workers (UAW) Legislative Director Josh Nassar joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss provisions in the budget reconciliation bill that, if passed, would make electric vehicles substantially more affordable.

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$3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill would create quality union jobs

The $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation plan seeks to expand education, health care and childcare support. It addresses the climate crisis and makes further investments in infrastructure not included in the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill recently passed by the U.S. Senate. As a reconciliation bill, it only needs 50 votes for passage in the Senate — bypassing filibuster rules.

Josh Nassar, Legislative Coordinator for the United Auto Workers (UAW), joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss what the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill means for workers, how it would be funded and why its investment is critical to the U.S. electric vehicle market. Continue reading

UAW: Museum professionals value the right to organize

As one of the largest and most diverse unions in America, the United Auto Workers (UAW) also fight for the rights of lawyers, librarians, museum professionals and more.

Maida Rosenstein, President of UAW Local 2110, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss her work with museum workers, and why museum management often opposes union representation. Continue reading

What the infrastructure bill means to auto workers

The bipartisan infrastructure bill passed the U.S. Senate and has gone onto the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi suggested the House will not consider the bill unless the Senate also advances the reconciliation bill that triples the investment of the infrastructure bill to include strengthening of childcare, housing and healthcare.

United Auto Workers Legislative Representative Desiree Hoffman joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss what the infrastructure bill and the reconciliation bill would mean for working families. Continue reading

Congress closing in on sweeping infrastructure bill

President Biden and members of Congress have been hard at work attempting to come to an agreement on an infrastructure plan that will benefit American workers and their families.

United Auto Workers Legislative Representative Desiree Hoffman has been closely tracking the efforts to pass the bill. Hoffman appeared on the AWF Union Podcast to discuss the impact of an infrastructure bill and also touched on drug pricing reform. Continue reading

Democrats try to advance infrastructure, receive no Republican support

The Biden administration is working diligently to pass a comprehensive infrastructure bill to boost the economy, lower unemployment and improve the quality of life within the U.S.

United Auto Workers Legislative Director Josh Nassar joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the multifaceted American Jobs Plan, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) news, voting rights and more. Continue reading

UAW cheers initial pro-labor progress by the Biden administration

With electric vehicle demand rising, auto and manufacturing workers are front and center as President Biden moves forward with his infrastructure plan.

The United Auto Workers are putting forth every effort to ensure their members are brought along with this shift and pending legislation. Their Legislative Director, Josh Nassar, detailed their efforts and what they would like to see in a plan on AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading