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December 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.
Research study on shift work, sleep disorders and health - Updated
Announcement: The shift work survey is closing on Jan. 1, 2015. If you've requested a survey and haven't received one yet please contact the researchers at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 424-259-2627.
USW/Los Mineros Cross Border Training
Members of the USW and Los Mineros joined together for training in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.
Women of Steel: Local union chapter donates to food pantries
On Wednesday, local women gathered together to present checks to several local food pantries in an effort to give back during the holiday season.
Texan Workers in London to kick start global campaign against mining giant
A United Steelworkers (USW) delegation representing 450 locked out Texan workers, as part of Workers Uniting, protested outside mining multinational Glencore’s HQ in London on Wednesday
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 District 7 WOS and Next Gen Wrapping Up to Show They Care
A few weeks ago, a request was sent out from District 7 Women of Steel and Next Generation committees for donations to buy gifts for children of locked-out members of USW Local 7-669.
Action Alert: Let’s ‘Honor’ Glencore, the Worst Company Ever
Help us put an end to Glencore’s abuse of workers and communities and remind them that their irresponsible behavior has consequences. Vote by January 22 by visiting www.publiceye.ch.
Hairy Men from USW Local 1155L Raise Money for Charity
In late October, members from United Steelworker Local 1155L decided to hold a team participation event to raise money for charity by growing facial hair.
USW and TWU Sign a Historic Merger Agreement
Yesterday, in Pittsburgh, the United Steelworkers (USW) and the National Executive Council of the Telecommunications Workers Union (TWU) signed a historic merger joining the two unions.
USW Local 1000 Women of Steel and Next Gen Members Help with Breast Cancer Awareness
Two sisters, Kim Kephart and Deanna Drake, from United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1000 approached the local’s Women of Steel (WOS) Chair-Erika Smith and co-Chair Brigitte Womer asking if they could design shirts for breast cancer awareness ... more
USW Local 10-00086 Women of Steel Provide a Cool Day for Underprivileged Children
Women of Steel members from United Steelworkers Local 10-00086 provided a wonderful day for thirty-two underprivileged children from age 2-14 at the Facenda Whitaker Bowling Alley in East Norriton, Pa.
USW, Allies Rally in Houston, Call for End to Sherwin Lockout
More than 150 Sherwin Alumina workers along with allies from across south Texas rallied on Wednesday outside the Houston offices of Sherwin’s parent company Glencore, calling on the global conglomerate to end a six-week ... more
Canadian Workers Find Continued Support & Solidarity in Philadelphia
After months and months of walking the picket line in Toronto Canada and driving countless miles away from home to protest in Philadelphia, United Steelworker (USW) Local 9176 members have a voice.
USW Local 6787 Plastic Caps Campaign
Earlier this year, United Steelworker Local 6787 collected plastic caps to help the Town of Merrillville, Indiana obtain benches for their Rain Garden on East 54th Court.
Thanksgiving Arrived for Locked Out Workers in Corpus Christi
Smiles were in abundance as locked out workers at United Steelworker Local 235A were presented turkeys and all the trimmings for a Thanksgiving meal at their local on November 24.
Steelworkers in the U.S. Virgin Islands: Ask Our Senators to Bring Back Jobs!
By speaking out together, we have changed our community for the better. Not long ago we fought to get an eight percent pay cut back for public sector members and won.
Corporate Tax Loopholes Fueling Income Inequality, Destabilizing Economy
USW International Secretary-Treasurer Stan Johnson and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall this week discussed income inequality and the gaping corporate loopholes that are driving the collapse of the middle class.
USW Local 1155L Adopts Program to Help School Children in Morrison, TN
As they have done in the past, United Steelworkers Local 1155L through their generous donations, ensured that children at Morrison Elementary in Morrison, TN would have school supplies once again this fall.
The Oil Worker, Issue 22
The next edition of the Oil Worker is now available. Articles include: Members Drive National Oil Bargaining Program and 2015 National Oil Bargaining Mobilization Program.