THE AMERICAN WORKER

Home | Photos | About

The Westfall Labor Papers

RON GETTELFINGER’S DESTRUCTION OF UAW PRESIDENT WALTER REUTHER’S UNION UAW Past President and founding father, Walter Reuther, was a strong principled labor leader of vision. Walter had a backbone and refused to become a corporate puppet. . . (MORE)

 

HISTORIC UAW LEADER SPEAKS OUT FOR RETIREES & WORKERS WHITEY HALE / MICHAEL WESTFALL INTERVIEW ...WHITEY HALE IS THE RETIRED PRESIDENT OF UAW LOCAL 326 IN FLINT, MICHIGAN. . . (MORE)

 

UAW OFFICIALS' BETRAYAL OF MEMBERS "2007" IN AMERICA THE RICH ARE GETTING RICHER, THE POOR ARE GETTING POORER AND OUR MIDDLE CLASS, WHICH HAS ALWAYS BEEN THE ENGINE OF OUR NATION AND THE ENVY. . . (MORE)

 

UAW BLACK OCTOBER 2005  PENSIONS & RETIREMENT BENEFITS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED SACRED & "OFF LIMITS" THROUHGOUT RETIREE'S GOLDEN . . . (MORE)

 

NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE...NOW!  AMERICA NEEDS NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE FOR ALL IT'S PEOPLE. AUTO WORKERS ARE GREEDY, SELF CENTERED, OVERPAID, UNDERWORKED, AND WE SHOULD'NT GIVE A DAMN ABOUT THEM. . . (MORE)

 

OUT OF CONTROL AMERICAN HEALTH CARE  TODAY'S EXISTING PRESCRIPTION OF DEALING WITH AMERICA'S HEALTH CARE COSTS, QUALITY AND ACCESSIBILITY IS OBSOLETE. . .  (MORE)  

 

AMERICA'S HEALTHCARE OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM HAS BECOME A BASKET CASE AND IS CAUSING THE HEMORRHAGING OF AMERICA'S BIG-TICKET PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY WASTING BILLIONS OF DOLLARS YEARLY FOR INEFFICIENT HEALTHCARE THAT IS ADVERSELY AFFECTING OUR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION. . . (MORE)  

 

JOBS BANK EARLY RETIREMENT PILOT PROPOSAL  FOR TWO YEARS BEGINNING IN 1988 THE UAW AND GM SET MICHAEL WESTFALL UP IN AN OFFSITE OFFICE AT CUMMINGS SCHOOL, A CLOSED FLINT SCHOOL COMPLEX, WHICH GM HAD PURCHASED FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS. . . (MORE)  

 

 MICHAEL MOORE'S BIG SECRET  QUESTIONS RELATING TO MICHAEL MOORE'S ROGER AND ME  FILM. INFORMATION WITH RALPH NADER, PHIL DONAHUE AND MEDIA. . .(MORE)

U.A.W. 50TH ANNIVERSARY RALLY   PART A  RALLY IN FLINT SPONSORED BY MIKE WESTFALL AND HIS GROUPS. PART A, WESTFALL PRESENTATION. WE SEE OUR PLANTS CLOSING. WE SEE THE DEVASTATION IN OUR FAMILIES FACES. FOR THOSE WHO FOLLOW IT MAY NOT GET BETTER IT MAY GET SIGNIFICANTLY WORSE. . . (MORE)

 

U.A.W. 50TH ANNIVERSARY RALLY   PART B  VICTOR REUTHER PRESENTATION. IF THERE IS ANYTHING THAT WOULD  CAUSE WALTER REUTHER TO ROLE IN HIS GRAVE ITS THE THOUGHT THAT GM IS GETTING AWAY WITH WHAT THEY ARE DOING TODAY. . .(MORE)

 

U.A.W. 50TH ANNIVERSARY RALLY   PART C  JERRY TUCKER PRESENTATION. IN 1987 THE U.A.W. WAS 50 YEARS OLD AND FOR THIS HISTORIC EVENT MIKE WESTFALL, WITH THE SUPPORT OF SEVERAL UAW LOCALS,. . .(MORE)

 

GM AND LIBERAL ARTS  IN DECEMBER’S MICHIGAN TODAY ROGER SMITH USED THE SUBJECT OF LIBERAL ARTS AS THE VEHICLE TO MAKE SOME TYPICAL GENERAL MOTORS PUBLIC RELATION’S COMMENTS ON GMS RESTRUCTURING. . . (MORE)  

 

THE FALLOUT FROM THE CLOUDS OF RECESSION ARE BEING FELT   AMERICAN LABOR IS NOW EXPERIENCING POSSIBLY THE MOST DIFFICULT PERIOD IN ITS HISTORY. BECAUSE OF THE CONCESSION AFTERMATH AND DUE TO THE FRUSTRATIONS OF DEEP. . . (MORE)  

 

THINGS CHANGING IN FLINT AND NOT ALWAYS FOR THE BETTER  SIGNIFICANT AUTOMOTIVE CHANGES ARE OCCURRING IN THE GENERAL MOTORS TOWN OF FLINT WE SEE IT WITH GM'S RACE TO EXPORT SO MANY OF OUR DOMESTIC JOBS TO FOREIGN WORKERS. WHO IN MANY CASES ARE BEING EXPLOITED WITH LOW WAGES. . . (MORE)  

 

WESTFALL / NADER INTERVIEW WITH PERRY WRIGHT  THIS IS “FLINT NIGHT LINE”. OUR GUESTS TONIGHT ARE MIKE WESTFALL AND RALPH NADER. THEY WILL BE SPEAKING ON G.M. AND TAXES. G.M. SAYS THEY HAVE BEEN UNFAIRLY TAXED AND THEY WANT TAX RELIEF. SHOULD THEY GET IT? . . .(MORE)  

 

WESTFALL SPEECH FOR PITTSBURGH ECONOMIC  WESTFALL SPEECH. AMERICAN EMPLOYMENT REVOLUTION TAKING PLACE & THE LONG TERM RIPPLE EFFECT WILL RIPPLE DOWN TO OUR VERY FOUNDATION. . .(MORE)

 

CONTENT LEGISLATION  IN 1974, THE JAPANESE ONLY HAD ABOUT 6.7% OF THE AMERICAN AUTO MARKET. IN 1982 FOREIGN CAR SALES SHOT UP TO AN AMAZING 27.8%. . . (MORE)

 

FLORIDA TREND MAGAZINE ARTICLE  BY THE TIME MIKE WESTFALL WALKED INTO DETROIT’S COBO HALL ONE MORNING LAST WINTER, HE HAD ALREADY PUT IN A FULL, PREDAWN SHIFT AT THE CHEVY TRUCK PLANT IN FLINT, MICHIGAN WHERE HE WORKS…(MORE)

 

AMERICA'S MINORITY SITUATION   CORPORATE AMERICA’S RACE TO RESTRUCTURE IS BEING GRIEVOUSLY FELT BY THE WORKING CLASS. THE UPSWING IN THE ECONOMY IS TRANSLATING INTO SOME WORKERS GOING BACK TO WORK BUT NOT IN THE NUMBERS THAT WERE ONCE THERE. . . (MORE)

 

CERP MICHAEL WESTFALL CHAIRMAN TECHNOLOGY CURSE OR PROMISE  WE ARE ENTERING THE DAWN OF A NEW AGE IN INDUSTRY AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES ARE REVOLUTIONIZING EVERY SECTOR OF OUR PRODUCTION AND OFFICE ECONOMY...(MORE)

 

NATIONAL TECH REPORT  THE AUTO COMPANIES ARE PUTTING UP THE LARGEST SMOKE SCREEN IN AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY. THEY ARE FEVERISHLY TRYING TO COVER UP THE FACT THAT THEY ARE ELIMINATING AS MANY OF OUR JOBS AS POSSIBLE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY, DOWNSIZING, AND THE WORLD CAR...(MORE)

 

WESTFALL 18 COUNTRY WORLD COUNCIL FLINT JOURNAL ARTICLE  DEARBORN- DELEGATES FROM UNIONS REPRESENTING GENERAL MOTORS WORKERS AROUND THE WORLD WERE GATHERING HERE TODAY TO DISCUSS AN INTERNATIONAL UNION RESPONSE TO WHAT THEY CALL GM’S WORLD STRATEGY..(MORE)  

 

 

 

 

 

line2.jpg

 ARCHIVED WESTFALL PAPERS @ U of M
ARCHIVED WESTFALL PAPERS @ U of M

LETTER TO AMERICA'S ORGANIZED LABOR OFFICIALS @ Ty
LETTER TO AMERICA'S ORGANIZED LABOR OFFICIALS @ Tymely Topics

Alicia Patterson Foundation
Alicia Patterson Foundation


 


 

LABOR PHOTOS | ABOUTFAITH


COPYRIGHT 2005 - 2013 | WEB SITE EDITOR FRITZ WAKEFIELD | OCTOBER 15, 2005