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Application for Special Health and Safety Course for USW Full-Time Health and Safety Representatives, to be held Sept. 9-11, 2015 in Pittsburgh
Click here for more information regarding the upcoming H&S course and how to apply.
USW President Gerard Tells U.S. Senate Committee: Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban Will Lead to Refinery Closures, Higher Consumer Prices, Lost Jobs, Less Economic Security
Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), testified today before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in opposition to lifting the long-standing crude oil export ban.
Statement By USW Pres. Leo W. Gerard - Removal of Malaysia from Human Trafficking Blacklist
Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), issued the following statement today on the U.S. State Department’s removal of Malaysia from its human trafficking blacklist.
USW Celebrates Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act
The United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard and International Vice President Fred Redmond issued the following statement marking 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act ... more
USW Welcomes International Trade Commission Decision to Provide Relief from Unfairly Traded Chinese Tires
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the International Trade Commission (ITC) issued its final decision on tariffs for dumped and subsidized tires
Tentative Deal Reached to End Crown Beer Can Strike
The United Steelworkers and Crown Holdings have reached a tentative agreement aimed at ending a 22-month strike at a beer can manufacturing plant in Toronto.
USW Offers to Remain at Work at ATI While Continuing to Bargain for a New Agreement
Late Tuesday evening, the United Steelworkers (USW) offered to continue working following the expiration of the current labor agreement with Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI), and to continue ... more
USW Lauds Overtime Expansion Proposal
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today on the Department of Labor proposal to expand overtime protection.
USW, Allies Lobby Swiss Government to Help End Sherwin Alumina Lockout
Members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 235A in Corpus Christi traveled to Houston today to enlist the help of the Swiss government to pressure Swiss commodities giant ... more
USW Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Affordable Care Act Subsidies
The United Steelworkers (USW) union issued the following statement after the Supreme Court voted 6-3 in King v. Burwell to uphold subsidies in states that declined to create their own health insurance exchanges.
USW Applauds Department of Commerce Announcement of Preliminary Countervailing Duty Margins on Uncoated Paper Imports from China and Indonesia
The United Steelworkers (USW) union issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce released information on its decision identifying preliminary countervailing duty ... more
USW Statement on U.S. Senate Vote
Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement today after the U.S. Senate procedural vote to invoke cloture, paving the way for fast track ... more
USW Condemns House of Representatives’ Exploitation of Firefighters to Pass Fast Track
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today after the U.S. House passed by a vote of 218-208 Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) better known as fast track.
USW Urges Lawmakers on Fast Track ‘Do-Over’ to Not Flip Votes
Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. House vote on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), known as Fast Track ...
USDOC Releases Tariff Rates for China Tire Imports
The U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) today announced the final antidumping and countervailing duty margins to set out the tariffs that will be applied to unfairly traded imports ... more
CDC Health Advisory: Updated information and guidelines for evaluation of patients for MERS-CoV infection
The CDC issued a health advisory concerning the MERS infection on June 11, 2015.
USW: A Vote to Improve Trade Law Does Not Justify a Vote for Fast Track
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today in anticipation of trade bill votes by the U.S. House that include fast track trade negotiating authority.
Pittsburgh Labor Board Finds in Favor of Duquesne Adjuncts
Today, the Pittsburgh regional office of the National Labor Relations Board issued a decision ordering that Duquesne University recognize the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers ...
USW Endorses U.S. Producers’ Call for Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Corrosion Resistant Steel
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union fully supports antidumping and countervailing duty petitions filed concurrently with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the ... more
Union Workers Demand Justice at ASARCO Headquarters
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of eight international unions marched and rallied for a fair contract at ASARCO, LLC’s corporate headquarters.