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USW to Continue Working through Contract Expiration at ArcelorMittal
As you know, our contracts with ArcelorMittal expire at 11:59 p.m. tonight, and our committee has chosen to remain at the table and continue to negotiate rather than return to our plants.
USW Local 326 Women of Steel Committee Award Scholarship
United Steelworkers Local 326 Women of Steel Committee in Rodeo, CA established a Scholarship for local high school students. Woman at the local launched their WOS committee in 2011 and have begun to establish projects like this.
This Steel Industry Battle Shows Why Unions Are Necessary
As we approach Labor Day, the old question about what unions are good for is being played out in the steel industry, where Allegheny Technologies has locked out more than 2,000 workers in an effort to extract sizable ... more
A Salute to the American Worker by Brotherhood Outdoors
The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) and Sportsman Channel are teaming up to present a Labor Day Marathon called “A Salute to the American Worker” for sportsmen and sportswomen on September 7, 2015.
USW Offers to Continue Working as Contract Expiration Date at US Steel Nears
On Monday, the USW extended an offer to the company to keep working under the terms of the existing labor agreement while the two sides continue to negotiate.
Returning to the Bargaining Table with ATI
USW, ATI to meet on September 11th and 12th with Federal Mediators
Thousands of Steelworkers and Supporters Rally for Global Solidarity
United Steelworkers at USW Local 1104 rallied Aug. 28 in Lorain, Ohio calling for fair wages, quality health care and safe work environments. At the same time, thousands of Steelworkers, their families and supporters ... more
It’s #USWMade back to school time!
While you’re getting your kids ready for class, you can support your fellow Steelworker brothers and sisters who make quality, well-known school supplies.
ArcelorMittal Bargaining and Mobilizing to Continue as Contract Expiration Nears
Our committee continued to meet both internally and with ArcelorMittal management this week in Pittsburgh. Although we are far apart on a variety of economic and non-economic issues, we are encouraged by the overall direction ... more
China’s Bad Trade Costs Americans Jobs
USW International Secretary-Treasurer Stan Johnson and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall this week discussed China’s recent economic turmoil and the ways the Chinese economy affects American workers.
Heading to the Bargaining Table with Cliffs
Bargaining with Cliffs Natural Resources is set to start the week of September 9th and your 2015 Cliffs Natural Resources Bargaining Committee is preparing to head to the bargaining table.
Labor Vets Asked to Join Union Veterans Council at the New York City Labor Day Parade
The Union Veterans Council will be marching in this year's New York City Labor Day Parade. They are encouraging union members to join them!
District 13 Holds New Officer’s Training
During the weeks of June 22nd and July 13th, new officer’s training was held for District 13 members in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Houston, Texas; Catoosa, Oklahoma; and Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Moving doesn’t have to break the bank with Union Plus discounts
Purchasing a new home, moving everything from the old one, settling in and making sure you have everything you need – it’s a costly endeavor. But, you could save thousands of dollars on moving and real estate services just for being a Steelworker!
USW Committed to Moving Forward at US Steel
Promoting Racial Equality Across The Americas
International Vice-President Fred Redmond travelled to Brazil to participate in the 20th Anniversary Celebration of INSPIR, the Inter-American Trade Union Institute to promote Racial Equality.
District 1 Announces their Women of Steel Conference
District 1 is pleased to announce its Women of Steel Conference, October 5 - 8, 2015. This Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg, OH.
Over 2,000 Rally to Support Steelworkers in Minnesota
Hundreds of United Steelworkers, wearing navy blue T-shirts, walked and rallied in the Mesabi Iron Range city of Virginia, Minnesota on August 20.
USW Cares: USW Local 1219 Next Gen Members Conduct ATU Benefit Picnic
This Saturday (Aug 22), United Steelworker members Mark Simko and James Cain, from Local 1219 Next Gen group, held the first annual Athletic Trauma Unit (ATU) Benefit Picnic in honor of its founder Chris Edmonds.
USW Local 1123 Takes Best Entry for a Non-Profit Group In Canal Day Parade
On Sunday, August 16, members from United Steelworkers Local 1123 participated in Canal Day Parade in Magnolia, OH. It had been 30 years since they had taken part in the parade ... more