The Stand

UAW on strike at the Big Three

Auto workers strike for a fair share of record profits


DETROIT, Michigan (Sept. 15, 2023) — The Stand Up Strike is on.

UAW auto workers walked out on strike in the early hours of September 15 as their contract expired. Workers are standing up strike lines at three locations, deploying a creative strike strategy to keep the companies guessing and build leverage at the bargaining table.

via twitter @UAW

via twitter @UAW

The following is from the United Auto Workers, released at midnight.

UAW family and allies — 

A few minutes ago, thousands of UAW members at Ford, GM, and Stellantis walked out, marking the beginning of the Stand Up Strike. 

UAW members at GM Wentzville Assembly, Local 2250 in Region 4 are ON STRIKE 

UAW members at Stellantis Toledo Assembly Complex, Local 12 in Region 2B are ON


UAW members at Ford Michigan Assembly Plant – Final Assembly and Paint, Local 900 in Region 1A are ON STRIKE. 

This fight is our generation’s defining moment. Not just at the Big Three, but across the entire working class. 

We will stand up for ourselves.We will stand up for our families.
We will stand up for our communities. 


Follow the United Auto Workers @UAW on Twitter for updates. 

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