That is a ‘get’ for Biden in having their resources to help him turn out the vote….
The Union had not moved on this early, but now has…..
Biden DID do a show up of support for thew union during its contract negotiations with auto makers….
The United Auto Workers union is expected to endorse President Joe Biden as early as Wednesday, according to three people familiar with the decision.
Biden will address UAW members at their conference in Washington on Wednesday afternoon, where the endorsement of his 2024 bid will most likely come, the sources said.
Last fall, Biden became the first sitting president to join a picket line when he visited auto workers outside Detroit who were striking for higher wages and cost-of-living increases.
The UAW endorsement could carry significant political implications because of the influence on voters in Michigan, a critical battleground in the 2024 election. Biden narrowly won the state last cycle.
Trump has sought to win over rank-and-file union voters, winning over those who have felt that globalization and international trade have left behind those who built middle-class lives in manufacturing jobs. Trump’s appeal to those voters has divided union membership, whose leaders have traditionally aligned with Democrats while Republicans have historically worked more closely with the companies at odds with those unions…
So far, Biden has been endorsed by almost every other major union, including the AFL-CIO. But a few have stayed on the sidelines so far, including the Teamsters, the American Postal Workers Union and the International Association of Fire Fighters….