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USW VP Fred Redmond Presents Author with Becker Award At Just Harvest Dinner
At the 26th annual Just Harvest celebration dinner Wednesday, United Steelworkers (USW) Vice President for Human Affairs Fred Redmond presented an award named for former USW International President George Becker and his wife Jane Becker ...
Training for Activists and Leaders in District 8
On October 21, United Steelworkers District 8 conducted a training program on Local Officers and Elections at Local 40 in Huntington, WV.
Union Plus Introduces Mortgage Veterans Grant to Help Union Members Who Served
The American dream of homeownership is far too often out of reach, especially for those who make significant sacrifices to protect our country. Union Plus wants to make the dream of homeownership a reality for hard working union members ... more
The 2014 Elections: What’s at stake for African Americans
The 2014 elections are almost here, and the focus is whether the Republicans can gain control of the U.S. Senate, a first since 2006.
2015 Rapid Response and Legislative Conference
The 2015 Rapid Response and Legislative Conference will be held from April 13-15, 2015, in Washington, D.C., at the Washington Hilton.
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.
Local 3657 and Fight Back Pittsburgh Take to the Streets
This weekend members from Local 3657 and Fight Back Pittsburgh took to the streets with members of Local 7-669.
Successful Rally for USW Local 7-669 Members
Members of United Steelworkers Local 7-669 — locked-out at Honeywell’s uranium conversion facility in Metropolis, Illinois, since Aug. 1 — are reached out for solidarity.
Working People Want Candidates with Real Economic Plans
USW Political Director Tim Waters and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall this week discussed the upcoming midterm election and the barrage of messages bombarding voters.
Labor Walks in District 4
Here are photos of members in District 4 participating in Labor Walks in October
20 Minutes that will Piss You Off and Change your Life
In early 2012, not one but two sawmill explosions rocked the province of British Columbia. More than 1,000 workers each year are killed at work, but police and prosecutors are not utilizing the Westray amendments that hold corporations ... more
Our Solidarity Worked! - Stop Violence Against Women at Work
On September 18, a manager at ASARCO’s Ray Mine Complex north of Tucson, Arizona physically assaulted a USW female activist at work. The manager grabbed the employee by the arm as three other supervisors looked on and refused to intervene.
Show Your Support on “District Wide Sticker Day” in District 13
United Steelworkers Director Ruben Garza and the staff of District 13 are asking for member support and to show solidarity in participating in a “District Wide Sticker Day” on November 3, 2014.
Crown Holdings Workers from Canada Find Solidarity in Pennsylvania
Members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 9176 in Toronto, Ontario were surprised and thankful for the support and solidarity from union groups as they traveled to Philadelphia to confront top executives at Crown Holdings.
AFL-CIO Honors the Building and Woodworkers International with Human Rights Award
Hundreds of millions of fans around the globe cheer on their national teams at major sporting events such as the Olympics and the World Cup. Beneath the fanfare, host countries require vast amounts of labor to pull off the massive infrastructure ... more
“Put the Middle Class First” Bus Tour
Conservatives can try to blur the issues in this election campaign but to working families it remains bread and butter economics.
Global Union Federation IndustriALL Delivers Letter to Honeywell
With the big rally coming up in Metropolis today, the Global Union Federation IndustriALL followed up today on Honeywell’s failure to respond to the August 18 letter from IndustriALL to Honeywell CEO David Cote demanding an end to the lockout.
GOP Senate Hopeful Says He’s Proud to Outsource American Jobs, Highlights Importance of Choosing Right Candidates
No issue is more important to most Americans than jobs and the economy. And with the election only weeks away, it’s becoming clear which candidates stand with workers, and which don’t.
October 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 newsletter editor.
CSB Releases Safety Message Highlighting Important Role of Recommendations Program in Agency Mission
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board released a video safety message discussing the role its recommendations play in making the workplace safer for workers.