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USW Expresses Solidarity with People of France
The United Steelworkers (USW) joins the rest of the global trade union movement in expressing our grief at the senseless killings in Paris and our solidarity with the French people.
USW Applauds Trade Duties Kept on China Steel Plate Imports
The United Steelworkers (USW) confirmed a unanimous vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to sustain anti-dumping duties on steel plate imports from China that are protecting thousands of American union steelworker jobs ... more
Global Union Coalition Opposes Plans for EU to Grant Market Economy Status to China
Workers Uniting, a partnership between the United Steelworkers (USW) and Unite the Union of Great Britain and Ireland, has announced its strong opposition to any move by the European Union ... more
Adjunct Faculty at Point Park Overwhelmingly Ratifies Contract
Members of the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers (AFA-USW) voted overwhelmingly to ratify the union’s first contract with Point Park University in downtown Pittsburgh.
USW Opposes American Job-Killing Trans-Pacific Partnership
The United Steelworkers issued the following statement today in response to the release of the text of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement ... more
B&H Photo Warehouse Employees Vote to Join USW Union
Today, some workers at two B&H warehouses in Bushwick and in the Brooklyn Navy Yard voted by a 200-to-88 margin for representation by the United Steelworkers (USW) union.
USW Joins Global Union’s Call for Action on China Trade Abuses
The United Steelworkers (USW) union today joined representatives of 17 other steel-producing unions from 10 countries in supporting a declaration calling on their governments to take action against “industrial destruction” ... more
NLRB to Prosecute Asarco for Unfair Labor Practices
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that Region 28 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a Consolidated Complaint against Asarco, LLC, alleging that the company has committed multiple unfair labor practices ... more
USW Members Vote to Ratify Contract with National Gypsum
Members of USW Local 13-0074, located in Rotan, TX, reached a labor agreement with National Gypsum. The members voted overwhelmingly to accept the agreement after months of negotiating with the company.
United Steelworkers Respond to ATI’s Third Quarter Earnings Call
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) conducted its third quarter earnings conference call with its investors and analysts on Oct. 20. ATI unlawfully locked out 2,200 skilled and dedicated employees represented by the USW ... more
USW Fights for Bulk of Claims in RG Steel Bankruptcy Settlement
A federal judge has approved a structured settlement of claims in RG Steel’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case that gives USW-related entities about 70 percent of the $17.4 million total to be distributed to creditors.
USW Pres. Gerard Statement on TPP Coming to Closure
Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), issued the following statement as negotiations on the 12-nation Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)are coming to closure.
Industry and Union Join Together in Calling on U.S. Government to Extend Existing Duties on Coated Freesheet Paper Imports from China and Indonesia
erso Corporation, Sappi North America and Appleton Coated LLC, together with the United Steelworkers (USW), today called for an extension of duties on imports of coated paper from China and Indonesia that were previously determined to have threatened ...
USW Members Vote to Ratify Their First Contract with Aleris
For the first time since overwhelmingly voting to form a union late last year, the United Steelworkers reached a labor agreement with Aleris Rolled Products located in Buckhannon, WV.
USW Comments on Proposed Alcoa Split
The United Steelworkers (USW) today commented on the announcement by Alcoa that it will separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies: an upstream company and a value-add company.
USW Joins Senator Brown’s Call to Repeal the Excise Tax on High Cost Health Plans
he United Steelworkers (USW) today thanked Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) for introducing a bill to repeal the excise tax on high cost health plans. Although it is nicknamed the “Cadillac tax,” ... more
Bargaining with ArcelorMittal to Resume Next Week
Membership information and update meetings over the last ten days were very well-attended, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive.
USW, Point Park University Announce Tentative Contract for Adjunct Faculty
The United Steelworkers (USW) and Point Park University today jointly announced they have reached tentative agreement on a first contract for more than 300 part-time instructors after nearly 10 months of negotiations that began in December.
Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban Would Threaten America’s Energy Security and Refinery Jobs
The United Steelworkers Union (USW) joins the majority of Americans who do not want Congress to lift the crude oil export ban and jeopardize America’s energy security, affordable gasoline prices and booming refining sector. Click here to read more.
USW to Congress: Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban Would Threaten America’s Energy Security and Refinery Jobs
More than 100,000 letters nationwide tell Congress not to raise gas prices by lifting ban