USW International Vice President Roxanne Brown Named to TIME100 Climate List

Contact: Jess Kamm Broomell, 412-562-2444,

(Pittsburgh) – United Steelworkers (USW) International President David McCall issued the following statement today congratulating USW International Vice President Roxanne Brown after she was named to the inaugural TIME100 Climate list recognizing the 100 most innovative leaders driving business climate action:  

“Our union has long appreciated Roxanne’s vital work helping shape environmental policies to ensure they both advance community safety and improve workers’ lives. 

“Now, we’re proud that her efforts on behalf of USW members and their families are gaining broader recognition, including her spot on the TIME100 Climate list.

“To craft this list, TIME’s editors and reporters fielded nominations and recommendations from industry leaders and partner organizationsRoxanne shares this honor with a number of business leaders, and in this case, as in so many others, her work means labor has a seat at the table. 

“Good jobs and a clean environment must go hand in hand, and we’re grateful for all of the innovation and inspiration Roxanne brings to making both of these a reality every day.”

The USW represents 850,000 workers employed in metals, mining, pulp and paper, rubber, chemicals, glass, auto supply and the energy-producing industries, along with a growing number of workers in health care, public sector, higher education, tech and service occupations.




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