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March 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.
11 North Dakota Young Workers Attend AFL-CIO "Next Up" Summit in Chicago
A delegation of eleven young workers from North Dakota attended the national AFL-CIO’s Next Up Young Workers Summit last weekend in Chicago. USW local 560 sent ten young workers and the North Dakota AFL-CIO sent one staff young worker ... more
Four United Steelworker (USW) representatives attended the 2015 Unite Equalities Conference, hosted by international allies from Unite the Union, the largest labor union in Great Britain and Ireland.
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser - Help Our BP Strikers at Local 7-1
Please plan to attend one of the weekly spaghetti dinners to keep money flowing into the strike fund.
A Day at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom
District 10 United Steelworkers are inviting members to family event at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom on Saturday, June 20, 2015.
Fallen Worker Memorial at USW Local 13-1 Texas City
In memory of the following workers who passed at our facility, which is now Marathon Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City.
Sign the Petition Today to Keep Our Streets Safe
Commercial carriers should be responsible for the actions of their employees and held accountable for all licensing and safety protocols mandated by the state and Federal DOT.
Help Save New York Jobs
When you support Buy American-made products, you’re supporting American workers and American jobs.
Testimony of United Steelworkers International Vice President Thomas M. Conway Before the House Steel Caucus
USW International Vice President Thomas M. Conway before the House Steel Caucus concerning the extremely critical issues that are facing the steel sector and many other industrial sectors across America.
2015 District 10 Poker Run
Once again United Steelworkers District 10 will be hosting a Poker Run on July 12, 2015. Proceeds will benefit March of Dimes - Riding for Babies.
Illinois Governor Has Two Sets of Books Created to Divert Union Fees
Republican Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner isn’t waiting for the legislature to enact Right-to Work (for less). No, through executive order, Rauner has instructed state government departments to stop forwarding fair share fees
NWI Solidarity Rally!
Join with USW 7-1 members and their families to send the message of SOLIDARITY to BP, all LAKE FRONT INDUSTRY and the ENTIRE REGION!
USW Members Attend National Organizers Workshop
Twenty-five USW members attend the National Organizers Workshop in Washington, D.C. with 700 organizers from unions and community groups to talk shop.
Dress for Success Clothing Drive to Benefit My Sisters Closet
The Central New York USW Women of Steel will be collecting gently used women’s clothing through Mother’s Day (May 10).
USW District 4 Well Represented at AFL-CIO, Next Up Conference
Attending the AFL-CIO Next Up young workers summit in Chicago. United Steelworkers staff members from the Buffalo office, Dave Wasiura and Valerie Thomas, Jeff Partell from Local 135 and Brigitte Womer from Local 1000 ...
Monday Morning Minute
Monday Morning Minute is a weekly electronic newsletter that reports on safety issues, collective bargaining in the paper sector, organizing, arbitrations, community work, political work, and labor history.
We Are Ready to Talk
Sherwin Alumina has released several statements in the past few weeks saying that they are willing to meet to negotiate a fair contract with Local 235A. Sherwin Alumina locked us out from work on October 11th.
USW, International Guests Present ‘Award’ To Glencore
About 100 USW members and allies from unions from Texas and around the world visited the Houston offices of multinational corporation Glencore on February 26th to present the company with a silver medal in in recognition of its second-place finish ...
United Steelworkers Stand with Los Mineros in the Struggle Against Grupo Mexico
On March 19, United Steelworkers joined with Los Mineros workers to lend their support to Rio Sonora property owners. United Steelworkers District 12 Director Bob LaVenture, Sub-district Director Manuel Armenta and Labor Educator Erika Wills ...
Safety is a Major Concern for the Men and Women Working in the Oil Industry
The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents. Below are some of the videos produced by the CSB that highlight the dangers of working in this industry ...