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Steelworkers Announce Tentative Agreement with Cliffs Natural Resources
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union reached tentative agreement on a new contract with Cliffs Natural Resources on behalf of about 2,000 members of four local unions at the company’s U.S. iron ore mines.
USDOC Determination Disappointing for OTR Tires from India
USW will persist in dumping trade case for 2,500 U.S. tire workers.
GMP Approves Merger with USW
The Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers International Union (GMPIU) overwhelmingly approved a merger with the United Steelworkers (USW) at its 75th quadrennial convention, both unions announced today.
Ruling levels playing field for USW members, companies in steel industry
Click here to read the USW's statement on the final duties set on hot-rolled steel imports by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
USW Denounces Treatment of Soldier’s Mother by Trump
Leo W. Gerard issued the following condemnation of Donald Trump for his public treatment of the Muslim American parents of Captain Humayan S.M. Kahn.
USW Responds to Sherwin Announcement of Shutdown
The United Steelworkers (USW) union issued a statement from USW District 13 Director Ruben Garza in response to Sherwin Alumina’s announcement today that it will shut down its plant in Gregory, Texas.
Workers at Novelis Testify to United Nations Official: U.S. Labor Laws Negatively Impact the Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively
Workers seeking USW representation at Novelis this month provided testimony to Maina Kiai, the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur tasked with visiting various countries and evaluating their citizens’ rights to peacefully assemble and form associations.
USW Members Vote to Ratify New Contract with National Grid
Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday, July 26, to ratify a new two-year contract with National Grid. The agreement covers about 1,100 members of USW Local 12003 and Local 12012-04.
USW Members at Asarco Testify to United Nations Official: U.S. Labor Laws Negatively Impact the Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively
USW members at Asarco this month provided testimony to Maina Kiai, the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur tasked with visiting various countries and evaluating their citizens’ rights to peacefully assemble and form associations.
USW Confirms USDOC Final Duties on Cold-Rolled Steel
Anti-dumping & subsidy orders placed on imports from five countries.
USW Announces Settlement of OSHA Injury Reporting Case against U.S. Steel
The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced a settlement in the federal court case brought by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) against United States Steel (USS). The USW was an intervenor in the case. (Perez v. USS, Civil No. 1:16-92-RGA)
Pence Selection Reveals Trump’s Anti-Worker Agenda
The United Steelworkers (USW) today issued the following statement from International President Leo W. Gerard after Donald Trump announced his selection of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to be his running mate in the 2016 Presidential election:
USW Lauds USTR Enforcement Action to End China Limiting Raw Materials
International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement hailing the United States Trade Representative (USTR) initiation of action to force China to abide by its World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments.
Unions Representing Healthcare Workers Petition for Workplace Safety
Yesterday, a coalition of unions—including the AFL-CIO and the United Steelworkers—petitioned the U.S. Department of Labor to promulgate a comprehensive workplace violence prevention standard to protect all workers in healthcare and social services.
Europtec Illegally Locks Out USW Members in Clarksburg
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that Europtec USA, Inc. illegally locked out 28 members of Local 567 at the company’s glass processing facility in Clarksburg this morning.
USW Mourns Recent Killings
A statement from USW International President Leo W. Gerard in response to the horrific shootings that occurred in recent days in Baton Rouge, La., Falcon Heights, Minn., and Dallas.
USW Welcomes Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Truck, Bus Tires from China
Click here to read our release on today's U.S. Department of Commerce affirmative preliminary countervailing duty determination on truck and bus tire imports from China for trade petitions filed Jan. 29.
ITC Vote Will Trigger Relief to Steelworkers Making Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products
Click here to read the USW's statement released today after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) unanimously voted that dumped and subsidized cold-rolled steel flat products from China and Japan were injuring domestic producers and workers.
United Steelworkers, Sierra Club Unite in Call for Infrastructure Investment, New Framework for International Trade in Democratic Platform
The United Steelworkers (USW) and the Sierra Club today jointly recommended that bold investments in the nation’s infrastructure and a new framework for international trade be made central to the Democratic Party’s platform.
USW Member Wins National Jefferson Award for Helping Domestic Violence Survivors
Woman of Steel from Texas Takes Top Volunteer Honor