District 4 Member Testifies on Forced Labor in China for Senate Finance Committee

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Vice President Brown Testifies for Hearing on Domestic Manufacturing and a Clean Energy Future

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District 1 Director Donnie Blatt testifies on effect of the U.S. tax code on domestic manufacturing

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OSHA launches program to protect high-risk workers from COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) last week launched a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to ensure that employees in high-hazard industries or work tasks are protected from COVID-19.

USW Members Play Crucial Roles in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

As COVID-19 infection rates soared to ever-higher levels early this year, hundreds of Steelworkers put their lives on the line – and some logged exhausting amounts of overtime – to distribute the vaccines essential to ending the pandemic.

Red Cross workers join USW after unique virtual campaign

UNICARE to host webinar on future of nursing home industry

UNICARE is hosting a webinar where they will be discussing the results of that survey detailing how to rebuild a better, healthier long-term care sector.

USW health care council covers range of topics in vaccine town hall

Workers and activists convened online last Tuesday afternoon for a coronavirus vaccine town hall sponsored by the USW Heath Care Workers Council and the Tony Mazzocchi Center (TMC).

The Oilworker: March 2021

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What is redistricting and why is it important?

Every 10 years the U.S. carries out a census. After the completion of the national population count, the states begin their redistricting processes. Click to find out...

Rep. Peter DeFazio An Important Ally in We Supply America Campaign

The longtime friend of our union who chairs the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4), will be a key ally to our union’s We Supply America infrastructure campaign.

Evonik Units Negotiate Contract Improvements at Two Sites

Local 7237-05 ratified a three-year agreement covering 25 workers in production operations, maintenance, the lab and shipping. Local 727-00 ratified a three-year contract covering 28 workers in production operators, maintenance and material handlers.

Union activists convene online to share Women of Steel origin stories

Watch our Women of Steel (WOS) program that aired on International Women’s Day focusing on the origins of the union’s activist-arm built around leadership and empowerment.

A Future on the Line: Pipeline Issue Equals Uncertainty for Ohio Refinery Workers

Losing Line 5 could result not only in lost jobs for USW Local 912 members, but shuttered restaurants, gas stations, hotels, grocery stores and other businesses in the area around the refinery. Click to read more...

OSHA Proposes Changes to Hazard Communications Standard

This proposed new rule updates the standard so that it will be aligned with the current version of the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

President Biden in new, powerful video: unions give workers power

President Biden is voicing strong support for unions in a powerful new video. Check it out here.

Oregon Steelworker members vital in new COVID rule proposal

OSHA issued its permanent Covid-19 proposed rule earlier this month for a 90-day public comment period.

Tell the Senate to Pass the COVID Relief Package

We continue to do our part to end this pandemic; Senators must do theirs and pass this bill. Click to take action!

USW Mourns Loss of John DeFazio

"The spirit and solidarity of labor was in John DeFazio’s blood, and he never forgot where he came from,” said International President Tom Conway.

Tom Conway Discusses Infrastructure on The Leslie Marshall Show

United Steelworkers International President Tom Conway appeared on The Leslie Marshall Show this week to discuss the USW’s new We Supply America campaign calling for infrastructure investments that would improve safety and support quality jobs.