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Bad Trade has Shelved Our Plans for a Home and New Car
Autopsy-style politics is being used now to prove injury in trade cases instead of preventative style politics. Doing nothing is damaging my future.
Daughter of USW Member Recognized with a Jefferson Award
Here’s a true Next Generation of Steelworkers story: 10-year old Kadence Simko, daughter of Mark Simko from United Steelworkers Local Union 1219 was presented with a Jefferson Award medallion on May 4 ... more
May Edition of the District 2 NEWS
USW District 2 News is a quick-read newsletter published to keep members informed of recent events in the district. Members are encouraged in providing news articles or events to the editor.
Local 5613 May Day Picnic
Members of Local 5613 in Amarillo, Texas celebrate May Day 2015.
Senator Casey Joins with the USW to Fight Back Against Fast Tracking the TPP
On May 1, outside the United Steelworkers union hall in Braddock, PA., U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) and USW International President Leo W. Gerard met with supporters and reporters to state their opposition to Fast-Track legislation ... more
Allegheny County Jail medical staff reach first contract with Corizon
For the first time since overwhelmingly voting to form a union last year, medical staff at Allegheny County Jail reached a labor agreement with Corizon Health — the private company responsible for health care at the jail.
My Family is Making Sacrifices Due to Foreign Steel
I'm Margaret Jackson and I've worked at the Granite City steel mill for 3 years. My family depends on my job and me.
Labor lost a great fighter and friend with the death of former District 9 Director Homer Wilson after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Tennessee Women of Steel Dedicated to the Community
Upper East Tennessee Women of Steel (WOS) recently held a Regional Meeting at USW LU 9-0677 in Erwin, TN. District 9 Safety & Health Coordinator Calvin Bozeman presented an overview of the Steelworkers Safety ... more
AFL-CIO Workplace Violence Information
The AFL-CIO just released their annual Death on the Job - The Toll of Neglect report detailing workplace injuries and deaths. One pattern that they saw is rising workplace violence.
Workers are being hurt by bad trade! When will our lawmakers get it?
By the end of the month, at the age of 55, I will lose my job as a Caster Utilityman along with 2,000 other workers mostly because of steel imports from China.
North Carolina Women of Steel Making a Difference
USW Local 959L hosted the recent Women of Steel Regional Meeting in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The North Carolina WOS delivered purses filled with personal items and helped serve meals to those in need ... more
Steelworkers Participate in Workers Memorial Day Observance in in Salem, OR
The annual Oregon 2015 Workers Memorial Day observance was held at the Fallen Workers Memorial outside the Labor and Industries Building on the Capitol Mall in Salem.
Steelworkers March in Solidarity with Brazilian Metalworkers
The United Steelworkers (USW) delegation attending the congress of the Brazilian metalworkers’ union (CNM/CUT) joined delegates from across Brazil and around the world in a march through the São Paulo ... more
Bad Trade Taking My Job and My Dreams
My name is Anthony Stone, and I’m from Collinsville, Ill. I’m a Steelworker and a dad – my fiance and I have one beautiful child. When I was hired on at the U.S. Steel mill in Granite City six months ago, we thought all our dreams would come true ... more
USW Local 309 Honors Fallen Members
United Steelworkers Local Union 309 in Alcoa, TN., honored fallen and injured workers at their Workers' Memorial Day ceremony on April 28.
USW Ceremony Honors Workers Killed on the Job
The United Steelworkers (USW) today joined with workers throughout North America in marking Workers Memorial Day. Each April 28, the union commemorates the workers who lost their lives on the job ... more
Make a Call to Save Our Jobs!
Congress is working on a Fast Track bill that would virtually guarantee the passage of secret trade bills that would ship jobs overseas and give corporations more control over our lives.
Director Garza Thanks District 13 Members for all their Support
District 13 Director of Ruben A. Garza and Assistant to the Director John H. Link Jr. reflect on the first year in office and the struggles and sacrifices made by USW members in the district.
District 13 Local Urgent Need for HELP!
Many locals have made donations to Local 13-1 and we are eternally grateful for all donations. As we enter into week 13 and day 85 of our strike there are some critical needs from our 1,100 members and their families on strike.