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Little Progress in Negotiations Despite Management Changesat PSC Metals
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that despite recent management changes at PSC Metals, a subsidiary of billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s Icahn Enterprises, the company still refuses to negotiate in good faith ... more
International Trade Commission Votes to Move Forward on Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tire Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Case against China
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted to proceed on the USW’s antidumping and countervailing duty petitions ... more
U.S. Commerce Dept. to Proceed With USW Trade Case Against China Imports of Passenger & Light Truck Tires
The following statement was released today by Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), upon confirmation by the U.S. Department of Commerce that the government is proceeding with the union’s trade case petition filed Jun. 3
USW Welcomes Commerce Department Decision on South Korean Oil Country Tubular Goods
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Commerce made its decision to impose dumping margins against South Korean oil country tubular goods (OCTG)...more.
USW Notes Congressional Leaders’ Commitment to Trade Enforcement
Recognizing that strong enforcement of our country’s existing trade laws ensures foreign companies and countries do not unfairly disadvantage American workers and industry, a coalition of 28 New Democrats led by Representative Ron Kind ... more
USW District 1 Endorses Nina Turner for Ohio Secretary of State
United Steelworkers (USW) District 1 announced today that it has endorsed State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) to be the next Ohio secretary of state.
Point Park Adjunct Faculty Votes to Join AFA-USW Union
Part-time faculty members at downtown Pittsburgh’s Point Park University have voted to join the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers (AFA-USW).
Billionaire Icahn Will Choose Fines over Healthcare for Steelworkers Locked-Out by PSC Metals
The United Steelworkers (USW) today criticized the management of PSC Metals, a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, for multi-billionaire owner Carl Icahn’s refusal to negotiate a fair contract with the union.
USW Pres. Gerard to Testify Before U.S. Senate Finance Committee
United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard is to appear before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on June 25 to testify about using trade rules to level the playing field for U.S. companies and workers.
USW Delegation of 50 to Advocate Value of Collective Action During Today’s White House Working Families Summit
A delegation of 50 workers represented by the United Steelworkers (USW) today joined other AFL-CIO represented members at the White House Summit on Working Families held with President Barack Obama.
USW Activists Join AFL-CIO Coalition to Highlight Collective Action as a Solution for Working Families
The United Steelworkers today said that it will join other American labor unions to focus on the challenges facing working families, particularly women, through a series of activities leading up to the June 23 White House Summit on Working Families
Steelworkers at Ormet to Rally for Extended Unemployment Benefits
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that laid-off Ormet workers will rally on Saturday, June 14, 2014 with elected officials, community leaders and others to support renewed efforts in Congress to extend unemployment ...
USW Members Vote to Ratify Five-Year Contract with Alcoa
United Steelworkers (USW) union members, in a secret ballot vote, have ratified a new five-year labor agreement with Alcoa covering some 6,000 workers at 11 U.S. locations.
USW Promotes Buy American Initiative to Save New York Jobs; Provide Massive Economic Stimulus
The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that they have launched a campaign to urge state lawmakers to co-sponsor and pass Buy American legislation to require all NY State Procurement ... more
USW Members Ratify New Master Agreements at International Paper
The United Steelworkers Union (USW) announced today that International Paper (IP) mill and converter members ratified master agreements.
Steelworkers Accuse Western Cab of Bad-Faith Bargaining
The United Steelworkers (USW) today filed unfair labor practice charges against Western Cab Co. with Region 28 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on behalf of over 300 drivers who have been working without a contract for nearly two years ...
USW Files New Trade Case Against Unfairly Traded Chinese Passenger and Light Truck Tires
The following statement was released by the United Steelworkers (USW) in conjunction with today’s filing of an antidumping and countervailing duty case against passenger and light truck tires from China.
USW Demands Action on Unfair Trade as U.S. Steel Announces Layoffs in Pennsylvania and Texas
The United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard today issued the following statement after U.S. Steel announced plans to idle tube operations in Pennsylvania and Texas ... more
United States Chalks Up Another Win at WTO;
United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today after reports of another win against China in a trade enforcement action at the World Trade Organization.
Boston Taxi Drivers Demand Unlicensed Uber-for-Hire Vehicles and Drivers be Taken off City Streets by Police Commissioner
The Boston Taxi Drivers Association (BTDA), an affiliate of the United Steelworkers (USW) representing 1,400 cab drivers is calling on the Mayor of Boston and the Police Commissioner ... more