A Toledo Jeep employee is supporting Will Lehman’s campaign for UAW president

A Toledo Jeep employee is supporting Will Lehman’s campaign for UAW president


The following letter was sent to Will Lehman, a Mack Trucks employee running for UAW President, from a surplus employee who works at Jeep Truck in Toledo, Ohio. Published with his permission.

of World Socialist Web Site supports Lehman’s campaign. For more information, visit the website WillforUAWPresident.org.

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The preamble to the UAW constitution states that “Within the procedural mechanisms of such government there is the hope of the worker to advance society toward the ultimate goal of social and economic justice” and that “All men and women have created equally”. These principles are considered the basic principles of the union and its members.

Unfortunately, truth does not always reflect faith. UAW leaders have allowed the industries they represent to become a microcosm of American society, and workers are no exception.

I work at a factory in Toledo. We manufacture Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Gladiator.

I have been a Support Worker (SE, formerly TPT – Temporary and Temporary) for over three years, but less than seven years. I can’t be more specific, because SEs are part time employees. Criticizing the company and the union is enough to get fired. People have been fired for talking on Jeep’s Facebook page.