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USW: Stewart Mills III Does Not Get to Decide What Matters to 8th District Workers
United Steelworkers (USW) members in District 11 have called on Stewart Mills III, candidate for Congress in Minnesota’s 8th District, to stop stalling and take a position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
USW Endorses Zappala for Pennsylvania Attorney General
United Steelworkers (USW) District 10 (Pa.) Director Bob McAuliffe today announced the union’s endorsement of Stephen Zappala for Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
USW: Don’t Tax Health Care for Working Families
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today in response to the changes to the excise tax on high cost health plans in President Obama’s budget proposal ... more
USW and Four American Paper Manufacturers Win Illegal Trade Practices Case against China, Indonesia, Brazil, Portugal and Australia
Today’s unanimous affirmative vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on the petitions brought at both the ITC and the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) on Jan. 21, 2015, by the United Steelworkers ... more
USW's Redmond Named to Governor's Advisory Commission on African American Affairs
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced last week his appointment of United Steelworkers (USW) Vice President Fred Redmond to his Advisory Commission on African American Affairs.
Growing Trade Deficits Demonstrate Need for New Policies
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement after the release by the Department of Commerce of annual trade data for the United States for 2015 ... more
USW: TPP Another Bad Trade Deal Threatening American Jobs and Manufacturing
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement regarding the signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in New Zealand
USW Honors Black History Month
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today in recognition of February being Black History Month: Black History Month honors the many contributions that African-Americans have made to the United States.
USW Members Vote to Ratify 3-Year Contract with U.S. Steel
Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union have ratified a new three-year contract with U.S. Steel that will cover 18,000 workers at more than a dozen facilities across the United States.
USW Files Petition Against Chinese Truck & Bus Tire Imports
The United Steelworkers (USW) announced a new trade case has been filed against China tire imports – this time to seek relief from millions of dumped and subsidized truck and bus tires flooding into the U.S. market that ... more
USW Begins Series of Town Hall Meetings about Trans-Pacific Partnership
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that union workers and retirees will join elected officials, clergy and community leaders for the first in a series of town hall style meetings to outline the potentially devastating ... more
USW: ATI Must End Illegal Lockout of 2,200 Workers
PITTSBURGH (Jan. 26) – The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement from USW International Vice President Tom Conway in response to the Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) fourth-quarter and year-end earnings report released this morning.
Steelworkers Will Rally for Fair Contract at ArcelorMittal’s Chicago Headquarters
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that union members, retirees and supporters will rally for a fair contract at ArcelorMittal’s North American headquarters at 8:15 a.m. (CT) on Wed., Jan. 27, 2016.
Brown, Five Other Senators Call on ATI to Bargain Fairly
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and five other Senators sent a letter this week to Richard Harshman, CEO of Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI), calling on the specialty steelmaker to bargain a fair contract ... more
USW Launches Organizing Campaign at University of Pittsburgh
The United Steelworkers (USW) on Tues., Jan. 26, 2016, will sponsor a 10:30 a.m. news conference at the JobLinks office at 294 Semple St. for full and part-time faculty and graduate employees of the University of Pittsburgh ... more
USW Reaches Settlement with FreightCar America
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania yesterday approved a settlement reached between the United Steelworkers (USW) and FreightCar America, LLC over the company’s unlawful termination ... more
USW District 11 Director Emil Ramirez Appointed to Federal Reserve Bank Advisory Council
United Steelworkers (USW) District 11 Director Emil Ramirez has been appointed to the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Mo.
President Obama Has Pulled the Economy Out of the Abyss: The Same Must Be Done for American Manufacturing
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released this statement following President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “President Obama offered a stirring message tonight about the state of the union ... more
USW Encouraged by Department of Commerce Announcement of Final Margins in Uncoated Paper Cases
The United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement as the Commerce Department yesterday released their determination of the final margins in the uncoated paper cases filed by the union and four companies.
USW Will Be Active Participant in Sherwin Alumina Bankruptcy Proceedings
The USW released the following statement in response to Sherwin Alumina’s decision to file petitions under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code to pursue a reorganization under which Corpus Christi Alumina would acquire Sherwin's ... more