UE News Online

UE members make more news than can fit into the print edition of the UE News. These articles are tagged “online only” to help readers of the print edition find them.

Cummins Workers Protest Unaffordable Health Care as Company Celebrates Record Profits

May 10, 2018

High deductibles force many to delay treatment, endangering health

Workers at Cummins’ Rocky Mount Engine Plant in Whitakers, North Carolina, wore “Cummins Workers Want Fairness” stickers this week protesting the company’s high-deductible health plan, as the diesel engine manufacturer held its annual shareholders meeting in Indianapolis on Tuesday, May 8.

UE, Unifor Members Tell General Electric: “Commit to Our Communities”

May 3, 2018

Over a hundred GE workers and retirees from the U.S. and Canada descended on GE's annual shareholder meeting on April 25th to demand that the company end mass layoffs and plant shutdowns, honor their commitments to retirees, respect workers' rights to organize and make restitution where the company has harmed the health of workers, community members or the environment.

UE Local 150/CAAMWU Joins Forces with Other Cummins Unions to Demand End to Healthcare Discrimination

March 7, 2018

Cummins workers and their union representatives participated in the annual Whitakers MLK Day March and other Martin Luther King Jr. commemorations to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to demand that Cummins stop medical discrimination against workers in its Rocky Mount plant and much of its U.S. workforce.