Biden & UAW: Striking a Chord for Workers’ Rights



President Joe Biden visited the UAW picket line today and stood shoulder to shoulder with striking United Auto Workers in Belleville, Michigan.

“You’ve heard me say it many times: Wall Street didn’t build the country, the middle class built the country. And unions built the middle class. That’s a fact. You deserve what you’ve earned and you’ve earned a hell of a lot more than you’re getting paid now,” the president said.

It is the first time a sitting president has joined workers on a picket line amidst a labor dispute. Biden’s message was clear: stick with it. He emphasized the role of the UAW in saving the auto industry during the 2008 financial crisis, arguing it’s time these workers get their due.

The union is seeking various benefits, including a significant 40 percent pay raise over four years.

Meanwhile, former President Donald Trump is set to rally in Detroit tonight amid his appeal to the working class.

Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

The post Biden & UAW: Striking a Chord for Workers’ Rights appeared first on American Urban Radio Networks.

Read the Black Chronicle Black History Edition for Free! Click Below

Read the Black Chronicle Black History Edition for Free! Click Below



Share post:


More like this

Back to the Drawing Board: Impeachment Inquiry Against Biden Unravels with Indictment of Key Informant

The impeachment inquiry spearheaded by Republicans against President Joe...

PFAS author: Evers wants to unconstitutionally punish land owners over chemicals

(The Center Square) – Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says...

WashCOG launches campaign for open government, PRA defense

(The Center Square) – A coalition that advocates for...

Tennessee judge awards preliminary injunction against NCAA NIL rules

(The Center Square) – Tennessee received a preliminary injunction...