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Protect Our Heritage and Keep the Dream Alive
The new billboard beside United Steelworker Local 9424-3 Union Hall in Bayard NM. Unit members work for Freeport McMoran Copper Mine .
New Address and Phone Number for Sub-District Office
As of October 1, there will be a new address and phone number for Pottstown Sub-District Office
October District 13 Council Meeting
District 13 Council Meeting will be held on October 17 - 18, 2014 at USW Local 13-1 Hall, 311 Pasadena Boulevard in Pasadena, TX.
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.
Health Care Workers at Allegheny County Jail Rally for Safe Staffing
Health care workers at the Allegheny County Jail, along with several dozen community allies, held an informational picket on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the Allegheny County Courthouse in Pittsburgh ... more
Union-backed car wash workers fight for more pay, shade
Jose Rolando Cuestas, a 34-year-old Honduran immigrant, worked for 10 years washing cars. “From eight in the morning until seven at night, I was paid $35 a day,” he recalled.
Steelworkers in Tucson Stand Up for Fast-Food Workers
Tucson was one of about 150 cities across America where demonstrations took place to protect low wages at fast-food companies. United Steelworkers from around the area were there to support those making minimum wages ... more
Where Would Workers be Without Labor Unions?
This is an op-ed by Angel Rodriguez who is a retired copper miner and a past President of United Steelworkers Local 616 at Phelps Dodge Corp. copper mine in Morenci, AZ.
USW Local 680 Takes Home a Labor Day Award
United Steelworkers Local 680 float claimed the Best Theme award in the 39th annual Labor Day parade in Paducah, Ky.
Delegates of the USW Constitutional Convention Donate a Truckload of Toiletries
On the final day of Convention, Mary Romans and Sam Phillips Local #4856 dropped off a truckload of toiletries collected by delegates of the USW Constitutional Convention to the local Shade Tree Woman's Shelter in Las Vegas.
US Settles with DuPont to Resolve Clean Air Act Violations and Protect Communities, Kanawha River Near West Virginia Facility
he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announced today a settlement with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) at its Belle, W. Va. facility for eight alleged releases of harmful levels of hazardous substances
Director Garza Reviews Contract Negotiations with USW Local Union 235A
Members of Local Union 235A employed at Sherwin Alumina recently attended a contract negotiations update meeting at the Portland, TX Community Center. District 13 Director Ruben Garza spoke to the membership ... more
Brazilian Unions Stand Up to Huhtamaki
Workers at the Bahia unit of Huhtamaki Corp., in the Brazilian plastics industry hub of Camaçari, delayed the start of their morning shift by three hours on Thursday, Aug. 21, in solidarity with Huhtamaki workers in the United States.
USW Local Union Leader Presented the 2014 W.C. Young Award
“Today is not about me,” insisted veteran union leader Jeff Wiggins after he was presented the 2014 W.C. Young Award. “It’s about doing the right thing for working people.”
Steelworkers Join Rally Against Trans-Pacific Partnership in Bridgeport, Conn
When the Sierra Club and Global Trade Watch reached out for rally support from people or groups that oppose Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Steelworkers jumped in.
Health-care debate turned upside down in Arkansas
As of a few months ago, the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas, one of the nation’s most competitive contests, looked fairly predictable. On health care, incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor (D) would generally avoid the Affordable Care Act ...
Steelworkers picket Huhtamaki Waterville plant over contract talks
Unionized employees of Huhtamaki North America picketed outside the company’s Waterville plant Wednesday in an effort to draw attention to their inability to come to terms with the paper goods manufacturer on a new contract.
Local 338 Annual Backpack Drive to "Help Kids Succeed"
Women of Steel at United Steelworkers Local Union 338 in Spokane Valley, WA., once again conducted their annual backpack drive. This year with their "Help Kids Succeed" campaign ... more
Don't Put Our Communities at Risk
Workers at Honeywell’s Works facility in Metropolis need your support in their efforts to protect the communities surrounding Metropolis and have the company do the right thing.
Memories of the 2014 International Convention
The 2014 International Convention was held for four days in Las Vegas, NV., but the effects of this event will be everlasting for many Steelworkers.