2015 United Steelworkers Public Employees Conference


The Public Employee Conference will take place July 13 and 14, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA. To maximize the opportunity to share experiences and knowledge, this year the Health Care Workers Council and Public Employee workers with have joint plenary sessions and social gatherings while individual Leadership Tracks will remain separate and geared toward each distinct sector.

The conference will provide each delegate a two-day concentration on two important topics: Bargaining & Action. The instructors will focus on:

For the first time ever these workshops’ primary focus will be your questions –and there will be time for discussion on each topic.

All USW Local Unions and Units with public employees are invited to send as many representatives as possible. We encourage locals to send members who are public employees.



Registration Fee: $125 per member. Please register for the conference by Friday, June 16 in one of the following ways:

After registering online, please print and send a paper copy of your local’s registration form along with a check made payable to USW Secretary-Treasurer for the total amount due for each registrant and send it to:

United Steelworkers
Attn: Tom O’Brien
5 Gateway Center, 60 Blvd. of the Allies
10th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1209

Complete and mail the conference registration form with a check made payable to USW Secretary-Treasurer for the total amount due and mail to the address listed above.

Should you have any questions regarding registration, please call Tom O’Brien at 412-951-8756.

Airline Transportation

In cooperation with Professional Travel, arrangements have been made for delegates to book air transportation to the conference. Please call Professional Travel at 1-877-499-1149, select option “4” for Group Meetings. Make sure to identify yourself as a Steelworker attending the Public Employee Conference and give the reservationist the Code # 71 015 PIT US.

Transportation From Airport to Hotel

From Pittsburgh International Airport and to the Sheraton Station Square

Discount Valid Between:   July 9-16, 2015

If You Book Online Using Your Exclusive Discount Code: MZSWQ

Save $5.00 off roundtrip SuperShuttle
$6.00 off roundtrip ExecuCar Private Sedan

To book either service, go to: Click Here and enter your discount code or Click Here

Discount valid online only. GRATUITY NOT INCLUDED

Regular rate to above listed hotel is $24.00 per person per one way trip for SuperShuttle or $63.00 per sedan per one way for ExecuCar sedan.  

NOTE: A $2.00 BOOKING FEE will apply to phone reservations that are booked by a reservation agent.

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Hotel Information

To reserve your hotel room call the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square at 412-261-2000 or you can Click Here to reserve your hotel room online at the Sheraton’s designated USW Public Employee/Health Care Workers Council. The room rate for Single and Double rooms is $99, Triple is $119 and Quads is $139 per night, plus all applicable fees and taxes. If making reservations by phone please let them know you are attending the USW Public Employee/Healthcare Conference. The deadline to receive this room rate is Friday, June 19, 2015.

Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square
300 W. Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Telephone: 412-261-2000

Local unions are responsible for the expenses of conference attendees.