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When you support Buy American-made products, you’re supporting American workers and American jobs.
Testimony of United Steelworkers International Vice President Thomas M. Conway Before the House Steel Caucus
USW International Vice President Thomas M. Conway before the House Steel Caucus concerning the extremely critical issues that are facing the steel sector and many other industrial sectors across America.
Illinois Governor Has Two Sets of Books Created to Divert Union Fees
Republican Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner isn’t waiting for the legislature to enact Right-to Work (for less). No, through executive order, Rauner has instructed state government departments to stop forwarding fair share fees
NWI Solidarity Rally!
Join with USW 7-1 members and their families to send the message of SOLIDARITY to BP, all LAKE FRONT INDUSTRY and the ENTIRE REGION!
USW Members Attend National Organizers Workshop
Twenty-five USW members attend the National Organizers Workshop in Washington, D.C. with 700 organizers from unions and community groups to talk shop.
Dress for Success Clothing Drive to Benefit My Sisters Closet
The Central New York USW Women of Steel will be collecting gently used women’s clothing through Mother’s Day (May 10).
USW District 4 Well Represented at AFL-CIO, Next Up Conference
Attending the AFL-CIO Next Up young workers summit in Chicago. United Steelworkers staff members from the Buffalo office, Dave Wasiura and Valerie Thomas, Jeff Partell from Local 135 and Brigitte Womer from Local 1000 ...
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.
We Are Ready to Talk
Sherwin Alumina has released several statements in the past few weeks saying that they are willing to meet to negotiate a fair contract with Local 235A. Sherwin Alumina locked us out from work on October 11th.
USW, International Guests Present ‘Award’ To Glencore
About 100 USW members and allies from unions from Texas and around the world visited the Houston offices of multinational corporation Glencore on February 26th to present the company with a silver medal in in recognition of its second-place finish ...
United Steelworkers Stand with Los Mineros in the Struggle Against Grupo Mexico
On March 19, United Steelworkers joined with Los Mineros workers to lend their support to Rio Sonora property owners. United Steelworkers District 12 Director Bob LaVenture, Sub-district Director Manuel Armenta and Labor Educator Erika Wills ...
Safety is a Major Concern for the Men and Women Working in the Oil Industry
The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents. Below are some of the videos produced by the CSB that highlight the dangers of working in this industry ...
Why the TPP will have a devastating impact on unions
United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard and MSNBC's progressive talk show host Ed Schultz discuss the closed door, classified meetings about the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership and the raised questions ... more
Solidarity Key in Fending off Right Wing Attacks on Workers
USW International President Leo W. Gerard and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall this week discussed the Republican assault on working people and the policies that are drastically lowering standards of living in Republican-controlled states.
Locked Out Sherwin Alumina Employees Turn To Web For Support
or the past five months, members of USW Local 235A have been locked out of their jobs at Sherwin Alumina, resisting the company’s unnecessary demands for deep cuts in pay and benefits for members and retirees.
Important AFL-CIO NextUp Summit Information
Robert Morris Faculty Members Join AFA-USW
Adjunct faculty members at Robert Morris University in suburban Pittsburgh became the third group of instructors in the region to join the USW’s Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA-USW) when they voted for the USW by a 2-to-1 margin.
All across Australia, solidarity with USW oil workers
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), which represents maritime workers working in the oil and gas industry, welcomed Mike Smith from USW Local 5 in Richmond, California to their Western Australia Conference February 24-27.
District 1 Tentative 2015 Education Calendar
The District 1 Tentative 2015 Education Calendar is published. Updated individual events can be found on the Event Calendar.
President Obama Delivers Remarks on the 50th Anniversary of the Selma Marches
President Obama delivers remarks from the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, marking the 50th anniversary of the marches from Selma to Montgomery.