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Now an International event, Earth Day has been celebrated since April 22, 1970 and its origins are here in the United States.

In this issue’s cover story, some UAW members outline what they say they would like to see President Biden tackle early in his term.

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Former UAW Vice President Richard Shoemaker passed away Friday March 12 at the age of 81. Shoemaker served as UAW Vice President for three terms including an assignment overseeing the UAW General Motors Department.

Shoemaker, born on October 6, 1939, joined the UAW in 1957 right out of high school when he began working at Deere & Co. Harvester Works in East Moline, Illinois where his father worked.

DETROIT - UAW President Rory L. Gamble has announced 14 UAW members who were selected by blind draw from each UAW region to serve on the UAW’s newly constituted Member Advisory Committee on Ethics.
Detroit - Today’s investment by General Motors in the Romulus GPS and GM Bedford Casting Operations recognizes the world class production of engines and engine components by UAW members. By investing over $100 million dollars, GM has made a commitment to the work and jobs that benefit UAW members, their families and communities in Romulus and Bedford.