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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
USW Once Again Calls on ATI to End Lockout and Return to Bargaining
The United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President Tom Conway released the following statement today following a meeting with representatives of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI).
USW Endorses Angie Craig for Minnesota’s Second Congressional District
The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced their endorsement of Angie Craig of the Democratic Farm Labor Party for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District.
USW Members, Supporters to Rally for Fair Contracts in Steel Industry
Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, retirees and supporters from across Western Pennsylvania will hold a rally and march on Tuesday, Sept. 1, in downtown Pittsburgh, calling for fair contract settlements ... more
USW Files Complaint Against ATI’s Allegheny Ludlum Unit Over Benefit Termination
The USW today filed a complaint in federal court against Allegheny Ludlum LLC over its announced decision to terminate insurance benefits for 95 office and technical (O&T) employees before their intended expiration date.
ATI Steelworkers Receive Global Union Support
Trade Union activists from across the United States, Canada and Sweden today energized locked out Steelworkers at seven ATI locations across Western Pennsylvania.
Thousands of Steelworkers to Rally at ArcelorMittal for Fair Contracts
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that thousands of union members, retirees and supporters will rally at ArcelorMittal’s corporate headquarters in Burns Harbor as part of a steel industry-wide day of action for fair contracts at 3:30 p.m. ... more
USW District 11 Endorses Rob Ecklund for State Representative
District 11 of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, covering nine Midwestern states including Minnesota, announced today its endorsement of Steelworker and Koochiching County Commissioner Rob Ecklund for state representative.
USW Reaches Settlement with FreightCar America
The USW today reached a settlement of retiree insurance litigation with FreightCar America Inc. over the company’s unlawful termination of retiree medical and life insurance benefits. Click here for more.
Nestle’s Danville Workers Vote to Join USW
Workers who make Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough and Buitoni products at a plant in Danville, Va., voted this week to join the United Steelworkers (USW). Click here for more.
U.S. Department of Commerce announces preliminary dumping margins against Chinese, Brazilian, Portugese, Australian and Indonesian uncoated paper producers
The United Steelworkers (USW) commended the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) for its preliminary dumping duty determinations against certain uncoated paper imports from China, Brazil, Portugal, Australia and Indonesia.
USW Mobilizes to Demand Fair Contracts in Steel Industry
The United Steelworkers (USW) on Wed., Aug. 19, will sponsor a national day of action for a fair contract with ArcelorMittal, with rallies and marches scheduled throughout the day at facilities in four states