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Monday Morning Minute: June 27, 2016
Union Work – Collective Bargaining, Organizing, Arbitration, Worker Rights, Community Work, Political Work, Labor History
3M recalls hard hats due to shock hazard
Hard hats sold online were marketed to protect against electric shock, but they do not provide this protection, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
Ericka Davis - USW District 11 PAC Contributor
Getting laws in place that will protect workers is a lot like negotiating a fair contract – we need to have a place at the table in order to have our voices heard.
Women of Steel Attend White House's United States of Women Conference
United Steelworkers Women of Steel ladies at the recently held United State of Women in Washington DC
Steelworkers Ratify Agreement with ArcelorMittal USA
USW members have overwhelmingly ratified the new contract with ArcelorMittal USA, setting the terms and conditions of employment for the nearly 14,000 union-represented hourly production, maintenance, office and technical workers.
Unity Key in 2016 Election
USW International Vice President Fred Redmond and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall this week discussed the 2016 presidential election and the USW’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton.
Nick Nolan and Gage Jones – USW District 8 PAC Contributors
If enough members see the importance of PAC and chose to contribute, then our union will almost certainly be stronger for all of us.
Cindy Odden – USW District 2 PAC Contributor
As a contributor to USW PAC I’m joining thousands of Steelworkers in an effort to make sure our voices are heard in the political process.
Chris “Mike” Wilbert – USW District 8 PAC Contributor
"We are always stronger when we work together, and that’s why I contribute to PAC.”
USW President Leo Gerard Introduces Hillary Clinton at Pittsburgh Rally
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USW Cares: USW 2016 Champion Volunteer and D13 Jefferson Award Winner
This week, USW Jefferson Awards Foundation Champion volunteer, Priscilla Puente, is up to win an award as the nation’s top Jefferson Awards Champion volunteer for 2016 for outstanding community service.
District 9 Awards 2016 Homer Wilson Scholarships
The Homer Wilson Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2016 scholarship winners –
USW Cares: Raylynn McIntire of Local 5 Recieves Jefferson Award for District 12
On Wed., June 1st, 14 USW Jefferson Award winners from all over the United States and Canada convened during the International Executive Board meeting at Linden Hall, PA to be recognized for outstanding community service.
Central Labor Council of Nashville Middle Tennessee Endorses Candidates
The Central Labor Council of Nashville and Middle Tennessee has released a list of endorsements for the August 4, 2016 Metro Nashville elections.
Working People Deserve Better Than Donald Trump
USW International Secretary-Treasurer Stan Johnson and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall this week discussed Donald Trump and the harm he would inflict on the American economy should he be elected president.
Women of Steel Members Join the AFL-CIO in Attending the 2016 UN Commission on the Status of Women in NYC
USW Cares: Tammy Renzaglia of Local 6115 Women of Steel Committee Wins District 11 Jefferson Award
The USW Jefferson Award winners were honored at the Linden Hall in Dawson, PA. District 11 winner, Tammy Renzaglia was selected for her charity work with Local 6115's W.O.S who raised over $70,000 for breast and prostate cancer organizations.
District 9 SOARing to New Heights
Labor activism does not cease when you retire. The Steelworker Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) connects active Steelworkers with USW retirees so they can work together on our common problems.
USW Cares: District 9 Jefferson Award Winner, Kuyzendra A. Cobb of Local 425
The USW Jefferson Award winners were honored at the Linden Hall in Dawson, PA. District 9 winner, Kuyzendra Cobb was selected for her volunteer work with her church, the NAACP, Relay for Life and voter registration.
SOAR Chapter Connection
Click here to read the May/June 2016 SOAR Chapter Connection