Missouri Educators Support UAW in Nationwide Strike

Missouri National Education Association Supports Auto Workers' Right to Fair Contracts 

For Immediate Release 

Mark Jones, MNEA Communications
p: 573-644-9609, mark.jones@mnea.org

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The following Statement can be attributed to Phillip Murray, Missouri National Education Association president:  

“The Missouri National Education Association (MNEA) stands with the United Auto Workers (UAW) as they engage in a targeted nationwide strike against General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis. The 3,700 UAW members at the Wentzville GM plant are our neighbors, friends, and the parents of our students. We support the UAW's efforts to protect America’s middle-class and bargain a fair contract.” 


The 32,000-member MNEA represents teachers, education support professionals, college faculty, retired teachers, and students studying to be teachers in school districts and on college campuses throughout the state. It is the Missouri affiliate of the 3 million-member NEA.