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USW Lauds ITC Decision on Steel Cut-to-Length Plate
Click here to read President Gerard's statement on the U.S. International Trade Commission's vote on steel cut-to-length plate.
USW Blasts Trump’s Posture as a Worker-Friendly Candidate
Attempts by Donald Trump to cast himself as worker-friendly should be taken in the context of a candidate opposed to raising the minimum wage and refusing to bargain with his own employees.
USW Endorses Sandstede for Minnesota State House
The United Steelworkers (USW) District 11 today announced its endorsement of Julie Sandstede to represent District 6A in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Click here for more.
International Trade Commission Report Validates that Trans Pacific Partnership Is Not Worth Passing
Click here to read United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard's statement on the release of a report from the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on the projected economic impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
USW Supports Petition Challenging Colombia’s Failure to Live Up To Labor Obligations under the FTA
United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard today issued the following statement:
USW Applauds OSHA’s Rule Improving the Tracking of Workplace Illnesses and Injuries
The United Steelworkers (USW) today praised the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announcement of a final rule revising the current regulation on its injury and illness record-keeping requirements.
Steelworkers Announce Tentative Agreement with ArcelorMittal
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that on Wed., April 27, 2016, the union reached tentative agreement on a new contract with ArcelorMittal USA on behalf of nearly 14,000 workers at 15 of the company’s U.S. locations.
'No one goes to work to die' - USW observes Workers Memorial Day
Click here to read the USW's statement on Workers Memorial Day and how we're honoring the 28 sisters and brothers we tragically lost at work last year.
USW Strongly Supports U.S. Steel’s Trade Case to Sanction Chinese Unfair and Illegal Practices Affecting Steel Sector: Bold Action is Absolutely Necessary
Today the USW stands with U.S. Steel in its effort to put a stop to China’s illegal and predatory acts targeting our country’s steel sector. The approach the company is taking is bold, but necessary.
USW Members to UTC Shareholders: Keep Carrier Jobs in Indianapolis!
Steelworkers travel to shareholders meeting, deliver petition calling on Carrier’s parent company to reconsider moving production from Indianapolis to Mexico
USW Announces Suspension of Section 201 Petition on Primary Unwrought Aluminum: Government Discussions Scheduled
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today announcing the suspension of the Section 201 petition on primary unwrought aluminum that it filed on April 18
China's refusal to support multilateral framework on global steel overcapacity is disappointing
Clilck here to read the USW's statement released after learning that the High Level Dialogue at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development was unable to advance a global framework to address steel overcapacity.
USW Files Case on Imports of Primary Unwrought Aluminum to Save the Industry from the Flood of Imports and Resulting Injury
The United Steelworkers (USW) today filed a petition under Section 201 of U.S. trade law that seeks to stem a flood of imported primary unwrought aluminum that has seriously injured the American industry and threatens additional job and capacity losses.
USW President Calls for Action to Protect Health Care Workers from Job-Related Violence
New GAO report highlights the risk and severity of workplace violence in the healthcare industry. The USW represents more than 50,000 healthcare workers.
USW President Calls on Congress to Take Action on Steel Crisis; Two Members Lauded for Initiatives
Prior to a Congressional Steel Caucus hearing on the crisis facing the U.S. steel industry and its workers, United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement.
USW President Calls for Government Action on U.S. Steel Crisis
Six Steelworkers from Across America Also Testify at United States Trade Representative Hearing
Scott, Murray, Committee Members to Unveil New GAO Report on Workplace Violence against Healthcare Workers*
Although health care facilities are perceived as a place to get well, many who are employed in these facilities face elevated risk of injury from violence—mostly originating from patients.
First-Ever USW Jefferson Awards Winners Announced
As National Volunteer Week kicks off, the union proudly announces its first-ever USW Cares Jefferson Awards winners. Click here for more.
Gerard on newest trade cases: Good but not enough; comprehensive strategy needed
Click here for USW International President Leo W. Gerard's statement on three major U.S. steel producers filing antidumping and countervailing duty petitions covering imports of certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate.
USW Supports Unite the Union’s Call to Nationalize UK Steel Industry
The United Steelworkers (USW) union today announced its support for the renationalization of the United Kingdom’s steel industry. In a letter to Len McCluskey, general secretary of Unite the Union ... more