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Back at the Bargaining Table
Representatives of Sherwin Alumina requested meetings with USW representatives last week in Washington, D.C., in an effort to re-establish a dialogue with the union.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Seen as Door for Foreign Suits Against U.S.
An ambitious 12-nation trade accord pushed by President Obama would allow foreign corporations to sue the United States government for actions that undermine their investment “expectations” and hurt their business, according to a classified document.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Clause Everyone Should Oppose
The United States is in the final stages of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive free-trade agreement with Mexico, Canada, Japan, Singapore and seven other countries.
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.
USW Chemical Solutions
A newsletter for United Steelworker members in the chemical sector.
USW Applauds Pittsburgh City Council for Saying ‘No’ to Fast-Track Trade Bill
The United Steelworkers(USW) released the following statements today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard and USW District 10 Director Bob McAuliffe in response to the Pittsburgh City Council’s “Will of Council” resolution ... more
Celebrating 20 Years of Rapid Response
600 Steelworkers from as far east as New England to the west coast of California gathered in Washington D.C. this week to get educated, empowered and engaged in legislative battles that affect the working class of America.
We Have Your Back!
Sherwin Alumina’s illegal lockout of Local 235A members has entered its sixth month. Our members continue to stand strong against Sherwin’s corporate greed, and we remain committed to reaching a fair contract that ensures a strong future ...
District 11 Spaghetti Benefit Dinner for the Iron Five
United Steelworkers Local Union 11-00063-01, Specialty Minerals, SMI, located in Cloquet, MN , has been on a Unfair Labor Practice strike since January 1, 2015.
Democrats and Organized Labor Stand Up Against Secret Trade Deal
The details of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal with 11 other countries remains a mystery and some Democrats in Congress are standing with organized labor to say NO to FAST TRACK.
Save the Date for Civil and Human Rights
The United Steelworkers want to remind members to save the date for the Civil and Human Rights Conference in Birmingham, AL from October 20-23, 2015.
Steelworkers’ Gerard Rules Out GOP Presidential Hopefuls
As far as his union is concerned, every single one of the raft of Republican presidential hopefuls for next year’s election are out of the running, Steelworkers President Leo Gerard says ... more
USW Cares: Local 1-801 Shows Union Spirit for a Deserving Sister
On April 8, 2015, Sandi Butterbaugh called the Local Union 1-801 President asking for help, she was in need of a wheelchair ramp due to neuropathy in her legs caused by chemo treatments.
We Are Rapid Response
In this video, United Steelworkers International Secretary-Treasurer Stan Johnson takes us for a walk down memory lane of the fights we have endured for worker rights and collective bargaining.
Canadian Workers Find Continued Support in Philadelphia
United Steelworkers Local 9176 members out of Toronto, Canada have been on strike for 19 months at Crown, Cork & Seal. These Steelworkers from local 9176 have been traveling from Toronto to Philadelphia to picket in front of Crown Headquarters ...
Help Us to Stop Fast Track
Almost 600 Steelworkers will be rallying in Washington, DC on April 15 to tell our Legislators NOT to pass Fast Track or Trade Promotion Authority(TPA). We would like to support our brothers and sisters ... more
April 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 editor.
‘No Fast Track’ Capitol Hill Stage Event
Members of Congress will be speaking with labor and environmental leaders at an outdoor stage in the Upper Senate Park of Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Apr. 15 at 11:00 am in a call to action Lobby Day for 600 local union activists of the United Steelworkers
USW Local 1693 Help to Make Hall of Fame Louisville Sluggers
Hall of Fame bats are made by members of USW Local 1693 at the Louisville Slugger factory in Kentucky work at the Hillerich & Bradsby Co.
2015 Oil Bargaining Training
The call has been issued for the Oil Bargaining Training Conference for the Workers/Negotiating Committee and the Health and Safety Representatives from May 4 - 6, 2015 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.