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USW STOP TPP RALLY IN GARY, INDIANA
On October 18, 2016, there was a Stop TPP Rally in Gary, Indiana, before the Gary Common Council to lobby the Council to support a resolution against TPP and other bad trade agreements.
USW Sponsors Childhood Cancer Walk
USW members were instrumental in helping to organize the “Just Imagine Walk,” held on Sept. 10 in Paducah, Ky., a community event that raised $10,000 to fight childhood cancer
Beijing hotel deal proves Trump's tough trade talk is cheap
Click here for the latest on how Donald Trump's tough talk is cheap with a new revelation about his deal in China.
USW Builds Global Solidarity with Swedish Workers
Members and leaders of the Swedish industrial and metalworkers’ union IF Metall traveled to Washington, DC and Pittsburgh, PA to meet with USW members and leaders last week.
USW President Leo Gerard Talks Trump’s Hypocrisy and Betrayal of U.S. Workers on The Leslie Marshall Show
USW International President Leo W. Gerard appeared on The Leslie Marshall Show this week to speak on the recent Newsweek investigation confirming that Donald Trump imported Chinese steel and aluminum for several of his recent construction projects.
Alabama member Ken Jones wins Union Plus prize
Ken Jones, a member of USW Local 09-12136 in Alabama, won a big prize from Union Plus. Click here to read his story.
USW Members Stand with Clinton
USW members took center stage in the 2016 presidential campaign on Monday, with Steelworkers introducing Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton
IndustriALL Opposes Anti-Worker Trade Agreements
The USW and Workers Uniting represented members well at the second congress of IndustriALL Global Union in Brazil. Click here to see how our unions stepped up.
District 9 Committed to Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. USW District 9 is committed to working towards a future free of all forms of this terrible disease.
Clean Manufacturing Leadership Will Power Economic Growth
Today, President Obama kicks off National Manufacturing Day to celebrate the economic benefits that flow from America’s leadership in manufacturing.
Pittsburgh LCLAA Hispanic Heritage
On Saturday, September 24th, 150 labor and community activists gathered to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) with the Pittsburgh chapter of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA)
Next Generation Completes Flood Relief Effort: “Operation Helping Hands”
This week, two outstanding members of Next Generation completed a disaster relief effort for the Louisiana floods called “Operation Helping Hands.”
USW Members Testify on Aluminum Industry Crisis
Two USW members and an assistant to USW President Leo W. Gerard testified Thursday before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), arguing that decisive action is needed to combat the effects of unfair trade on the U.S. aluminum industry.
Steelworkers, Trade Unions and Human Rights Lawyers #StandWithLula
International and US trade unions, including the USW, joined prominent human rights lawyers in denouncing unfounded charges against former Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, at event in New York hosted by the ITUC and the AFL-CIO.
Dispute and lockout at EuropTec, Clarksburg (West Virginia), USA
District 8 Director Thompson received the following correspondence from the Swiss union UNIA regarding overseas solidarity for locked-out members at EuropTec in Clarksburg, W. Va..
District 7 SOAR Join Protest Against TPP
District 7 SOAR members joined members of the UAW, the Coalition for Better Trade, and others at Munster Hall in IN to protest the TPP.
Steelworkers Conduct HAZWOPER Training for Next Generation of Workers
Recently, USW/TMC (United Steelworkers/Tony Mazzocchi Center) worker-trainers from USW Local 9-288 in Oak Ridge, TN, with support from their employer UCOR, conducted a 40-hour HAZWOPER Outreach Class
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Thanks to All Who Helped Flood Victims
District 13's thank-you letter to all USW members who came together to support Louisiana flood victims.
Five Ways America Would Be Different Without Labor Unions
On Labor Day, we come together to thank all the American workers who built this great country—and to recognize the millions who wake up every morning to build us an even better future.