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Supreme Court Endorses Freeloading
USW International President Leo W. Gerard and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall discussed the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Harris v. Quinn, a decision that radically undermines union rights across the country.
TMC trainer receives 2014 Tony Mazzocchi Award from OHS
Terry Davidek was given the Tony Mazzocchi Award for his accomplishments in health and safety activism.
EDITORIAL: Is the Bay Bridge safe?
From its outward appearance, the gleaming new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is a marvel and an architectural wonder. But as we have learned since November 2011, its construction was troubled and oversight was deeply flawed.
USW International Negotiations Struggles with ASARCO LLC (GRUPO MEXICO) and USW Local Union 5613
Here we sit today, looking at the struggles of negotiations between United Steelworkers and ASARCO LLC Copper Group (Grupo Mexico). District 12 Director Robert LaVenture and Sub-District Director Manny Armenta have led negotiations for the Copper Group.
USW Next Generation Bike Collection Program Inspires Daughter of Braddock Steelworker
Nine-year old Kadence Simko, daughter of United Steelworker Mark Simko wanted to help the Braddock community by providing its members with bicycles and bicycling supplies.
Leaders Can Save Up to 22% on AT&T Wireless Service
Union Plus partners with AT&T to provide the best deals for union members. AT&T, which employs around 40,000 members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA), understands the needs of union members
Tesoro Nationwide Council Releases its First Newsletter
The Tesoro Nationwide Council released its first newsletter. In it, council members write about the need to get prepared for upcoming negotiations and why it is important for members to get involved in their union.
Advice from the Graduates to Level One Scholarship Students
The United Steelworkers Leadership Scholarship program is an intense four-year program aimed at developing the skills and utilizing the potential of individuals who have been chosen by their District Directors.
Huhtamaki workers Receive Support from Down Under
Huhtamaki workers in New Zealand expressed their solidarity with Huhtamaki workers in Commerce, Calif., who want to join the United Steelworkers and have their own union.
Huhtamaki workers Receive Support from Germany
Workers at the Huhtamaki plant in Alf, Germany, presented a letter to company management in support of Huhtamaki workers in Commerce, California who want management to meet with them about working conditions, without reprisals.
Monday’s Supreme Court Rulings
On Monday’s Podcast, Ed Schultz is joined by National Organization for Women President Terry O’Neill and United Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard to discuss the Supreme Court’s rulings.
Level One Leadership Scholars Willing to Accept Challenges
This year's Level One Leadership Scholarship program was comprised of a very diverse group of labor leaders and activists from various states across America and from Canada.
USW International President Leo W. Gerard's Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee
United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard gave testimony before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on June 25 on the challenges of trade enforcement and level the playing field for U.S. companies and workers.
Fighting to Save American Steel Jobs
The fight to save U.S. Steel jobs brings Ed Schultz to “mining country” in Minnesota, talking with the hard-working folks whose jobs are at risk due to an influx of foreign steel. Ed covers some of the testimony of USW International President Leo Gerard.
Fighting for US steel jobs
Cheap foreign steel floods the U.S. markets, causing hundreds of American steel workers to fight for their livelihood. Ed Schultz, Rep. John Garamendi and Scott Paul discuss.
Huge Numbers of Steelworkers Rally for the Save Our Steel Jobs Tour
Virginia, Minnesota was the final stop on the national Save Our Steel Jobs (#SOSJobs) campaign and over 2,000 Steelworkers, families and friends attended to stand united with Steelworkers across America.
Ed Talks with Leo Gerard on Saving Steel and Rick Weiland on Republicans in South Dakota
On Tuesday’s Podcast, Ed Schultz is joined by United Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard to discuss saving the steel industry and Rick Weiland to discuss the South Dakota GOP voting to impeach President Obama.
Fighting to Save the Future of American Steel
Fighting to save the future of American Steel The future of American steel lies with the U.S. Department of Commerce as they make a critical decision about the importing of cheap South Korean steel. Ed Schultz, Leo Gerard and Rep. Rick Nolan discuss.
Friends, Family, Union Brothers and Sisters Commemorate Former USW International President Lynn Williams
More than 400 friends, family members, admirers and mentees of the late USW International President Lynn R. Williams gathered Saturday in a meeting room at a USW-represented hotel in Toronto to honor his life and legacy.
District 1 Women of Steel Scholarship Committee Announces Winners
United Steelworkers District 1 Women of Steel Scholarship Committee met Friday, June 20, 2014, to select the 2014 recipients of academic and technical scholarships.