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USW Cares: Center for Hope receives Support from USW/ Jefferson Awards Foundation
A few weeks ago, the USW celebrated its Champion status with the Jefferson Awards Foundation by hosting a Community Service Summit where we packed hundreds of bags of food to help area children in need ... more
USW Local 983 Stands Up for "It’s Wrong Not To Belong"
This is what internal organizing is about! USW Local 983 in Augusta, GA representing IP Paper Mill recently signed 20 of 21 new hires as new members into their Local Union.
USW Cares: USW Women of Steel have Their Hearts Warmed by Feeding the Hungry
On Sunday, November 22, Women of Steel (WOS) members from United Steelworkers Local 1123 volunteered their time to serve food to the less fortunate in the community at the Salvation Army in Canton, OH. We were joined by ... more
USW Cares: USW Local 7687 Rapid Response Committee Hosts Annual Turkey Drive
United Steelworker Local 7687 Rapid Response Committee held their 2nd annual Turkey Drive November 18, 2015 to collect turkeys to donate to Our Daily Bread soup kitchen in downtown York.
ATI Lockout Update: Fighting to Keep Good Jobs in Our Community
Long before ATI illegally locked out 2,200 hard-working USW members, it was preparing an unprecedented attack. Before contract talks began, ATI managers were ‘shadowing’ us on our jobs, forcing us to sit through captive audience meetings...
USW Offers Thanksgiving Meals as Talks Resume with Sherwin
In a show of continuing support and solidarity, USW Local 235A, with help from District 13, distributed Thanksgiving meals to locked-out members and their families this week at our union hall.
Unfair Trade Continues to Hammer US Steel Industry
As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, our brothers and sisters at U.S. Steel locations around the country are still being forced to pay the price for China’s illegal trade practices.
United Steelworkers Become a Champion with the Jefferson Awards Foundation
On November 12, the United Steelworkers announced their partnership with the Jefferson Awards Foundation at our headquarters in Pittsburgh. The evening was focused on promoting and honoring public service by bringing people together ... more
USW Member Rewarded for a Job He Loves
Last month, United Steelworker member Dan Zeoli from Local 1408-14 in South Greensburg received an award for doing work he enjoys. Zeoli won second place in a statewide competition ... more
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Prevention is the 2015 theme of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25 and of the UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign’s 16 days call for action.
Get the Word Out! - Rapid Response Action Call
In this issue: Read the guidelines for writing a letter to the editor in the Rapid Response Action Call; write a letter to the editor telling how the TPP will hurt your community and the need to support the USW paper trade case ... more
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.
Is Your Local Opposing the Trans Pacific Partnership?
Our union is part of the Citizens Trade Campaign (CTC), a coalition of labor, environmental, consumer, family farm, religious and other groups that fight for trade policy that protects the interests of a majority of people ... more
USW Cares: Steelworkers in Albany Help to Feed the Hungry
Every year, the Linn Benton Lincoln CLC sponsors a turkey run and this year, on November 21, United Steelworker members and their families, in Albany OR., participated in this year’s event.
USW Cares: District 4 Women of Steel Giving Where the Needs are the Greatest
USW Women of Steel (WOS) Western New York Council in District 4 discovered a way to meet the needs of those who need it most and show they care.
What A Refugee-Turned-Labor Leader Thinks Of Our Backlash Against Refugees
The vice president of the AFL-CIO fled violence in Ethiopia and walked through a desert to come to America. "I don't think we can afford as a country to say no to these people," he says of the Syrians.
USW Director of Rapid Response Kim Miller talks about America's Trade Challenges
Kim Miller, Director of Rapid Response for the United Steelworkers Union talks with Joe Delano from KDKA's Sunday Business program about the trade challenges facing the American steel industry and manufacturing.
2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference
The AFL-CIO’s Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Department will host the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference, January 15 – 18, 2016 at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.
USW Resumes Talks with Sherwin
The USW met with Sherwin Alumina representatives this week in an effort to reach a contract settlement.
November 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.