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ATI Steelworkers Receive Global Union Support
Trade Union activists from across the United States, Canada and Sweden today energized locked out Steelworkers at seven ATI locations across Western Pennsylvania.
Thousands of Steelworkers to Rally at ArcelorMittal for Fair Contracts
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that thousands of union members, retirees and supporters will rally at ArcelorMittal’s corporate headquarters in Burns Harbor as part of a steel industry-wide day of action for fair contracts at 3:30 p.m. ... more
USW District 11 Endorses Rob Ecklund for State Representative
District 11 of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, covering nine Midwestern states including Minnesota, announced today its endorsement of Steelworker and Koochiching County Commissioner Rob Ecklund for state representative.
USW Reaches Settlement with FreightCar America
The USW today reached a settlement of retiree insurance litigation with FreightCar America Inc. over the company’s unlawful termination of retiree medical and life insurance benefits. Click here for more.
Nestle’s Danville Workers Vote to Join USW
Workers who make Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough and Buitoni products at a plant in Danville, Va., voted this week to join the United Steelworkers (USW). Click here for more.
U.S. Department of Commerce announces preliminary dumping margins against Chinese, Brazilian, Portugese, Australian and Indonesian uncoated paper producers
The United Steelworkers (USW) commended the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) for its preliminary dumping duty determinations against certain uncoated paper imports from China, Brazil, Portugal, Australia and Indonesia.
USW Mobilizes to Demand Fair Contracts in Steel Industry
The United Steelworkers (USW) on Wed., Aug. 19, will sponsor a national day of action for a fair contract with ArcelorMittal, with rallies and marches scheduled throughout the day at facilities in four states
USW: Fight for Scholarship Athletes Will Continue Despite NLRB Ruling
Today our union reiterated its support for greater protections for scholarship athletes despite the decision of the NLRB ruling to decline jurisdiction, for the time being, over college football players at Northwestern University. Click for more...
USW Condemns ATI Decision to Lock Out 2,200 Workers
The United Steelworkers (USW) union today condemned the decision by specialty metals company Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) to lock out 2,200 workers at 12 plants in six states.
USW Pres. Gerard on China’s Currency Devaluation Action
Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), responded to today’s China currency devaluation action with the following statement ... more
USW Responds to ATI Ultimatum, Remains Committed to Bargaining
The USW Bargaining Committee at ATI issued the following statement today after meeting in Pittsburgh to review the company’s Aug. 6 “last best and final” contract offer. The company requested that “the Union accept this proposal and ... more
Indiana University Health Rescinds Discipline against Two Nurses Who Supported Union
Indiana University (IU) Health agreed today to revoke disciplinary actions against two workers who supported unionizing nurses, to reimburse one for lost wages and to post signs in its hospitals that workers have the right to form a union ... more
USW Marks 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, Calls for Greater Access to the Polls
USW International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today, marking the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act ... more
Union to Distribute School Supplies to Children of Locked-Out Workers
Members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 235A in Corpus Christi will distribute back to school supplies to the children of locked-out Sherwin Alumina workers beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the local union hall ... more
USW Lauds OSHA’s Push to Establish New Standard to Protect Workers Exposed to Beryllium
The United Steelworkers (USW) today commended the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for moving forward with its proposed rule on occupational exposure to beryllium.
U.S. Enforcement Win of WTO Case Against China’s Illegal Duties Deserves Credit for Defense of American Steel Jobs, Industry
Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), commended the Obama Administration for the outcome of last Friday’s enforcement ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) against China’s illegal duties ... more
Union Leaders Call on DuPont to Improve Safety
Two unions representing DuPont workers today released an open letter offering to help the company address recent serious safety problems that have taken lives and threatened communities.
USW Endorses McGinty for U.S. Senate
The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced their support of Katie McGinty in her bid to win a seat in the U.S. Senate by replacing Republican incumbent Pat Toomey.
USW Voices Support of Proposed Nuclear Agreement with Iran
The United Steelworkers (USW) International Executive Board issued the following statement yesterday supporting the proposed P5+1 Iran Nuclear Agreement recently negotiated by the Obama administration.
USW: Important Work Ahead to Ensure Balanced State Efforts under the Clean Power Plan
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its work on the Clean Power Plan