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SOAR and AAM working in Colorado to Keep it Made in America
Field Coordinators with the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) Rachel Bennet Steury and Ken Poweski recently spent ten days working with SOAR activists in Colorado to educate ... more
District 10 Preparing Local Union Leaders through Building Power Training
District 10 Director Bobby “Mac” McAuliffe is inviting locals to attend a two day Building Power Training event to help them prepare strategically for contract bargaining.
District 10 Summer Family Bowling Tournaments
To all you high hitters or gutter chasers, District 10 Director Bobby “Mac” McAuliffe is inviting members and their families to a summer family bowling tournament
McCutcheon Ruling Hurts Working Americans
USW Assistant Legislative Director Roxanne Brown and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall discussed the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in the McCutcheon v. FEC campaign finance case, including the dire ramifications of more money in politics.
Introducing the Next Generation Program to District 13
Next Generation coordinators Jennifer Irvin and Brandi Sanders have received the approval and support from Director Ruben Garza to kick off Next Generation with Local Unions in District 13.
Register today for the Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure in District 10
It’s official … spring has sprung, and the Race for the Cure is just a few short weeks away. The District 10 Women of Steel have a Race for the Cure Team. For information, contact Kelli Vereb.
Paper Workers Tour PCA Converter Plant in Pittsburgh
During the recent Paper Sector Conference held in Pittsburgh April 1-3, a group of paper workers were given the opportunity to tour at a Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) converter plant. The plant makes display, retail and corrugated packaging.
Pryor Challenges Unfair Steel Trade Practices
U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today led a bipartisan group of senators on a letter to Commerce Secretary Pritzker regarding the surge of unfairly traded steel reinforcing bar or “rebar” into the U.S. economy.
Pass Unemployment Extension Now, USW Says
The United Steelworkers is urging members of the U.S. Senate to pass the emergency unemployment extension bill when it comes up for a vote. Click here for more.
USW 2014 Paper Sector Bargaining Conference - Updated
The USW Paper Sector Bargaining Conference was held in Pittsburgh, PA on April 1-3, 2014. Below is a link to photos of the event.
Honoring Martin Luther King through Volunteer Activism
United Steelworkers (USW) District 9 Civil Rights Coordinators Tommy Wright and Pocahontas Lyons along with International Vice President Fred Redmond and his wife Ann attended the Martin Luther King Conference ... more
District 9 Rapid Response Fleece Jacket Winners
As you know Rapid Response recently held the drawing for the Rapid Response Infrastructure /Thank You Action Call. Below is a list of District 9 winners for the USW fleece jackets that were given as prizes.
Steelworkers in Missouri Join with Hundreds to Rally Against Right To Work
USW members in Missouri joined hundreds of other labor members in a rally in Jefferson City on April 26th to oppose Right To Work legislation and other anti-labor bills.
USW Tesoro Council Calls on Company to Improve Refinery Safety
Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Tesoro Council are calling on Tesoro to improve safety at its facilities before another tragic incident occurs like the April 2, 2010 explosion and fire that killed seven employees ... more
Young People in Ontario Shouldn't Have to Work For Less
Crown Holdings, one of the world's largest manufacturers of food and beverage containers, is using its corporate might to create an underclass of young workers at its Toronto factory.
Hey Steelworkers, We Just Want to Say Thank You!
Recently, we ran a postcard campaign that focused on infrastructure investment. At the same time, we had a thank you drawing that each member could participate in.
District 10 Director Recognizes the Importance of Educating Next Generation Members
On Thursday, March 6, District 10 Director Bob McAuliffe welcomed a group of 20 rank-and-file members at the United Steelworkers’ International Headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for a tour and day of solidarity ... more
USW President Leo W. Gerard's Testimony before the House Steel Caucus Hearing on the State of the Steel Industry
Statement of Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) before the House Steel Caucus Hearing State of the Steel Industry on March 25, 2014
New Mexican miners commemorate "Salt of the Earth"
"Where is Anita Torrez?" growled the sheriff's deputy at the young pregnant woman sitting at a table stuffing envelopes inside the union hall's doorway.
Organizing Training held in Puerto Rico March 19 and 20.
United Steelworkers in District 4 organized training Puerto Rico on March 19 and 20.