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Pittsburgh Workers, Activists Rally to Protest ALEC
Hundreds of activists and working people, including Steelworkers rallied in downtown Pittsburgh today to protest the big-business lobbying group ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council).
Fallen Workers Honored at Alcoa
Coming home after a hard day’s work is often taken for granted. While we make every effort to ensure our members are protected on the job, sadly, some never return home to the ones they love.
Global Alcoa Network Looks to Future
Union leaders from Alcoa facilities from five countries spent three days at USW headquarters in Pittsburgh this week addressing the state of the aluminum industry and the effects of those conditions on workers.
USW Cares: Local 3057's Rich Banichar to be Recognized with Prestigous Award
On June 1st, the Jefferson Awards Foundation and USW are recognizing 14 members for their dedication to community service at the International Executive Board meeting at Linden Hall. The USW is proud to honor these members with the prestigious award.
Rapid Response Reflections: District 7 SOAR Member Scott Marshall
This year’s Rapid Response conference wasn’t the first for District 7 SOAR member Scott Marshall, but in his eyes, it was one of the most productive.
Local Rapid Response Coordinator Shares Skills
Creating a successful Rapid Response Action call can be a daunting task. Using tools provided by our International is a start, however gauging your membership to create a successful campaign can be difficult.
Forging A New Course for National Oil Bargaining
From the Chair
South Carolina Representatives Non Responsive at Rapid Response Conference
Our District 9 Rapid Response Conference delegation made their presence known throughout Capitol Hill April 25-27, 2016. Unfortunately, we were not always greeted by enthusiastic Congressman.
USW Oil Workers Present Resolution at Tesoro Shareholder Meeting
USW oil workers from Tesoro refineries in Los Angeles and Anacortes traveled to San Antonio, TX today to present at shareholder resolution at the company’s annual shareholder meeting.
USW Cares: SOAR Chapter 7-34-2 President to Receive Jefferson Award
SOAR's Jeff Rains, nominated for his constant and impactful volunteer organizing, is a 2016 Jefferson Award winner. Winners from the US & Canada are convening to be recognized during the International Executive Board meeting taking place in June.
USW Stands in Solidarity with Striking Workers at Verizon
The United Steelworkers (USW) union stands in solidarity with the nearly 40,000 members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) at Verizon
District 10 Poker Run
Third Annual Poker Run Benefitting the March of Dimes
ArcelorMittal Bargaining Update #27: Highlights of the Tentative Agreement
Click here to read highlights from the tentative agreement with the USW and ArcelorMittal.
Union Leaders Confront Cliffs Executives at Annual Shareholder Meeting in Cleveland
On Wednesday April 27, Tony Lakenen, president of Local 4974 at the Tilden Mine, and retiree Brad Nelson attended the Cliffs annual shareholders meeting in Cleveland.
Hundreds of USW Members Lobby Congress on Trade, Workers’ Issues
Workers Collect More Than 270,000 Cards Urging Congress to Reject TPP
USW pledges to work to end racism in U.S., Brazil and everywhere
Click here to read the joint statement ending racism by the USW and the National Confederation of Metalworkers CNM/CUT.
ArcelorMittal Bargaining Update #26: Tentative Agreement Reached
Click here to read the bargaining update about the tentative agreement reached between the USW and ArcelorMittal.
Fighting for Every Life
USW Health, Safety and Environment Director Mike Wright and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall this week marked Workers Memorial Day by discussing recent victories and continuing challenges in protecting workers’ health.
USW Rapid Response Conference 2016
Rapid Response Activists Focus on Trade
USW Rapid Response activists spent the second day of their annual conference on Tuesday preparing themselves for meetings on Capitol Hill by focusing on the top issue on the union’s agenda - fair trade.