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ITC Vote Puts Workers One Step Closer to Fairer Trade in Oil Country Tubular Goods
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the International Trade Commission’s vote on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) dumped into the U.S. market ...
International solidarity at its best!
Union workers at a Bahia, Brazil Huhtamaki plant stopped work for three hours during the morning of Aug. 21, 2014 in solidarity with Huhtamaki workers in the U.S.
USW Urges Federal Action to Prevent Racial Profiling
The United Steelworkers (USW) said today that ongoing tragedies in Ferguson, Missouri, demonstrates the immediate need for updated federal guidance and legislation to stop discriminatory law enforcement profiling.
USW: Maine Republicans Distort Michaud’s Record on Paper Jobs
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director John Shinn in response to Republican attacks on U.S. Congressman Mike Michaud’s efforts in 2002 to protect jobs in East Millinocket, Maine.
Honeywell/USW Negotiations Resume
Negotiations resumed today between Honeywell Inc. and United Steelworkers 7-669 over the terms of a new labor agreement at the Metropolis, IL uranium conversion facility.
USW Announces Support of Crestwood’s Finger Lakes LPG Storage Project
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director John Shinn in response to Crestwood’s proposed Finger Lakes liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage project ...
Foley Doubles Down on Blaming Workers, Officials for Fusion Paperboard Closure
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director John Shinn after gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley doubled down on his false assertion that workers, town officials ... more
USW Convention in Las Vegas: Aug. 11-Aug. 14
More than 2,500 elected United Steelworkers (USW) local union leaders from across North America will be gathering under the banner, “A Union That Works,” joined by top international officers and executive board members
USW Gets WTO Rare Earths Ruling on China’s Export Restraints
Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement on today’s affirmative determination by the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body in a U.S. case ... more
Steelworkers Ratify Contract at PSC Metals, Ending Lockout
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the members of USW Local 3610-02 have ratified a new, three-year agreement with PSC Metals, ending the company’s lockout after six months.
USW: Fiber Glass Industries Closure a Direct Result of Unfair Trade Policies
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Sub-Director Richard Knowles in response to the announcement that Fiber Glass Industries Inc. will close two plants in Amsterdam, N.Y.
Asarco/Grupo Mexico Workers to Rally for a Fair Contract Monday
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that workers represented by eight international unions will rally for a fair contract prior to resuming negotiations with Asarco/Grupo Mexico management on Monday, July 28, 2014.
Little Progress in Negotiations Despite Management Changesat PSC Metals
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that despite recent management changes at PSC Metals, a subsidiary of billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s Icahn Enterprises, the company still refuses to negotiate in good faith ... more
International Trade Commission Votes to Move Forward on Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tire Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Case against China
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted to proceed on the USW’s antidumping and countervailing duty petitions ... more
U.S. Commerce Dept. to Proceed With USW Trade Case Against China Imports of Passenger & Light Truck Tires
The following statement was released today by Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), upon confirmation by the U.S. Department of Commerce that the government is proceeding with the union’s trade case petition filed Jun. 3
USW Welcomes Commerce Department Decision on South Korean Oil Country Tubular Goods
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Commerce made its decision to impose dumping margins against South Korean oil country tubular goods (OCTG)...more.
USW Notes Congressional Leaders’ Commitment to Trade Enforcement
Recognizing that strong enforcement of our country’s existing trade laws ensures foreign companies and countries do not unfairly disadvantage American workers and industry, a coalition of 28 New Democrats led by Representative Ron Kind ... more
USW District 1 Endorses Nina Turner for Ohio Secretary of State
United Steelworkers (USW) District 1 announced today that it has endorsed State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) to be the next Ohio secretary of state.
Point Park Adjunct Faculty Votes to Join AFA-USW Union
Part-time faculty members at downtown Pittsburgh’s Point Park University have voted to join the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers (AFA-USW).
Billionaire Icahn Will Choose Fines over Healthcare for Steelworkers Locked-Out by PSC Metals
The United Steelworkers (USW) today criticized the management of PSC Metals, a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, for multi-billionaire owner Carl Icahn’s refusal to negotiate a fair contract with the union.