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USW Voices Support for “Make It In America” Agenda
"The Make It In America agenda focuses on the most critical economic issues facing our country today: Expanding production while creating and retaining jobs in America ... more"
USW Endorses Mark Dayton, Tina Smithin Minnesota Gubernatorial Race
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that delegates to the union’s District 11 Conference endorsed Gov. Mark Dayton for re-election and Tina Smith for Lieutenant Governor.
USW panels to testify in OSHA hearings on proposed standard for workplace exposure to crystalline silica
Panels representing the United Steelworkers (USW) who are job safety specialists will each present testimony this morning at public hearings being held by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in support of a OSHA ...
WTO Reaffirms U.S. Can Act against Chinese Subsidies; USW Objects to WTO’s Imposition of Obligations Not Negotiated
Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) issued this statement today after the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced its decision reaffirming the right the of the United States ... more
USW Hails NLRB Ruling in Favor of College Athletes Players Association
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement from USW International President Leo W. Gerard in response to today’s ruling from National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ... more
Trans-Atlantic Labor Union Calls for Higher Labor Standards in US-European Union Trade Agreement
Workers Uniting, a three million member trans-Atlantic labor union, today issued a call to European Union and U.S. trade negotiators to strengthen social and labor protections ... more
Steelworkers, UAW, Building Trades, IUE and Others to Announce Support for Local Primary Candidates
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that union officials and representatives from the United Autoworkers (UAW), the Western Reserve Building and Construction Trades Council, the IUE and ... more
USW Urges U.S. House Vote on Immigration Reform
Leo W. Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers (USW), today said his union stands with the labor, faith, civil rights, community and business allies to applaud Democrats in the U.S. House Representatives
USW Applauds Long-Awaited WTO Decision Calling on China to End Controls of Rare Earth Exports
Leo W. Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers (USW) issued a statement today after the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced a decision against China’s policies ... more
USW Honors Retiring Sen. Jay Rockefeller for Lifetime Commitment to Steelworkers
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard on the career of West Virginia’s senior Senator and former Governor, Jay Rockefeller
USW Applauds Introduction of the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014
The United Steelworkers (USW) today issued the following statement to herald the introduction of HR 3899 and S 1945 in the U.S. Congress, better known as the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014
USW Cites Failure of Korea Free Trade Deal in 2nd Year
U.S. deficit up from imports; job promises, exports down
USW Opposes Export of U.S. Crude Oil; Cites Resulting Job Loss, Other Factors
The United Steelworkers (USW) said today that it opposes export of U.S. crude oil because it would cost jobs at U.S. refineries, raise prices at the gas pump, decrease national security and increase environmental degradation.
In Honor of International Women’s Day USW Demands Family Sustaining Jobs for all Workers
The United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement today in recognition of International Women’s Day:
USW Testifies Before Senate Committee on President Obama’s Executive Order to Improve Chemical Facility Safety
USW health and safety expert testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works today to support and offer recommendations on implementing President Obama’s executive order to improve chemical facility safety and security.
USW Supports EPA finalized Tier 3 Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards Program
The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today its support for the finalization of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 3 Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards Program.
USW Congratulates Mexican Mineworkers’ Union on Election Victory
United Steelworkers (USW) President Leo W. Gerard congratulated the Mexican mineworkers’ union Los Mineros and its leader, Napoleón Gómez, on its union election victory Feb. 21 at the El Coronel gold mine in Zacatecas.
USW: Include Workers in Response to Leak at N.M. Nuclear Waste Facility
The United Steelworkers (USW) today called on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct full medical testing of workers and include the union as a partner in its investigation after a radiation leak.
USW Says Create Jobs by Ending Currency Manipulation
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement upon release by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) of a groundbreaking study that found millions of jobs would be created in the U.S.
DOC Preliminary Findings Leave Workers Exposed to Korean OCTG Imports
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) negative preliminary antidumping determination regarding oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from Korea ...