The president—and the UAW—must seize this moment and create a big batch of lemonade from this very sour and sad lemon.
Whatever the reason behind their decision, the employees ultimately voted 712-626 against joining the UAW.
That handshake you asked for was the undoing of 70 years of UAW bargaining.
In fact, they were often overheard to say, "Fuck the UAW!!!"
The UAW had a seat at the negotiating table, but not the car companies themselves.
UAW President Bob King told The Washington Post that the anecdote is "baloney."
But instead President Obama cut a deal “to pay off the UAW at the expense of every bondholder.”
Reuther was the UAW's chief lobbyist and a nephew of Walter Reuther, the union's legendary president during the 1950s and 1960s.
Peter Conway is a proud member of the UAW and U.S. Army veteran who worked at the Janesville plant until the day it closed.
When an official mentioned that GM employed tens of thousands, Emanuel allegedly replied, "Fuck the UAW."
Misspelling of "IAW"?