USW Local 8888 And Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard Strike Tentative Deal On "Legacy" Contract

United Steelworkers Local 8888 and Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard have reached a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement that -- if ratified -- will increase wages, significantly improve pension income, contain health care cos


Steelers owner, USW rally for Obama

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney, retired player Edmond Nelson, USW International President Leo W. Gerard and others continue the Steel Blitz for Barack bus tour through Western Pa. Click here for details.


Franco Harris, Dan Rooney to joing USW to rally for Obama

This Thursday, Oct. 23, Steelers legends Franco Harris and owner Dan Rooney will join the USW to rally for Barack Obama and Joe Biden. Click here for details.

· Alliance for American Manufacturing

As Economic Crisis Worsens, 'Keep It Made in America' Tour Crosses Pennsylvania to Focus on Manufacturing Solutions

With our nation's economic crisis front and center in the presidential campaign, local business and labor leaders, joined by elected officials, will kick off a statewide tour of "Keep it Made in America" Town Hall meetings to focus on the need to save U.S

United Steelworkers Members Ratify New Contract at Cascade Pacific Pulp LLC in Halsey, Oregon

Production and maintenance workers from United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1189 here overwhelmingly ratified a new six-year agreement with Cascade Pacific Pulp LLC on Oct. 16 that covers 95 workers. The contract will expire Oct. 31, 2014.

· Blue Green Alliance

Blue Green Alliance grows: NRDC, CWA join Steelworkers, Sierra Club in movement for green economy

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) today announced that they would join the Blue Green Alliance. Together with the Sierra Club and United Steelworkers, the Alliance now unites more than four millio

USW Calls for Resolution of Fundamental Causes of Financial Crisis as $700 Billion Package Aims to Stabilize Credit Market

"Drastic Changes Necessary" says Gerard. The greed, irresponsible policies and deregulation politics of George W. Bush and Wall Street caused the current financial crisis and rising unemployment, United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Ge

Wisconsin Paper Mill Workers Rallying At State Capitol To Save Kimberly Mill Jobs

A mass rally will take place on the steps of the Wisconsin state capitol building Thursday, Oct. 2, organized by the United Steelworkers (USW) urging elected officials to get on board the campaign to save paper mill jobs and the communities they sustain i

United Steelworkers Urges Congressional Action on Energy Tax Incentives

Congress will miss an important opportunity to give the U.S. economy a much needed boost if they fail to extend the renewable energy tax credits for wind, solar and biomass, the United Steelworkers (USW) said today. USW President Leo W. Gerard declared: "


USW Wins Congressional Approval to End Jobs Threat of Uranium Imports

The United Steelworkers (USW) International President, Leo W. Gerard, announced today's Senate vote as getting special union recognition for completing congressional passage of legislation that assures America's energy independence and protects more than

· Alliance for American Manufacturing

Oct. 1 Town Hall Meeting to Challenge Candidates on Manufacturing Issues

With our nation's economic meltdown front and center in the presidential campaign, a panel of trade experts, local business and labor leaders, and elected officials will lead a Town Hall meeting in Rochester, N.Y., on the need to save U.S. manufacturing j

Campaign for Fair Labor Standards for EaglePicher Workers Heats Up;

The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that workers at EaglePicher Corp in Joplin facing forced changes in their labor agreement and big increases in the cost of family health insurance from new owners, gained important allies in the fight agains


Steelworkers Will Host Reception, Pittsburgh Premiere of Battle in Seattle

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union will host a reception at its international headquarters prior to a special screening of the new, feature-length film, "Battle in Seattle," on Thurs., Sept. 25, at the SouthSide Works Cinema with Dire

United Steelworkers Delegates Approve National Oil Bargaining Policy

Over 300 United Steelworkers (USW) union delegates at the National Oil Bargaining conference here overwhelmingly approved the National Oil Bargaining policy committee's proposals for 2009 bargaining.

USW Commends Justice Department's Objection to Grupo Mexico's Plan for ASARCO

The United Steelworkers (USW) today praised the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Attorneys General of nine states for their September 12, 2008 filing with the Bankruptcy Court in which they forcefully opposed the effort of Grupo Mexico a

Steelworkers Laud Allegheny Technologies' Strategic Investment; Commitment to Western Pennsylvania Manufacturing

The United Steelworkers (USW) hailed today's announcement by Allegheny Technologies (ATI) to invest more than $1 billion in its Flat-Rolled Products segment. "This investment is consistent to our recently concluded agreements within the steel industry,"

Mill Workers, Allies to Rally at Halsey Plant Gate on September 21

Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1189, community supporters and political leaders are organizing a large plant gate rally at the Cascade Pacific Pulp plant Sept. 21 to protest wage and benefit cuts forced on workers under the ownership of th


USW names new General Counsel

The United Steelworkers today announced the appointment of veteran labor attorney Richard J. Brean as the union's General Counsel. Read more here.

Steelworkers Improve Wages, Pensions and Job Security in 4-year Contract with U.S. Steel

A new 4-year labor agreement between the United Steelworkers (USW) and U.S. Steel covering some 16,000 union members at 14 locations has been ratified by the membership in a mail-in secret ballot vote of 10,571 to 2,670, concluded here today at the union'

USW to 'Adopt' 3,000 Striking Workers' Families in Mexico

The United Steelworkers (USW) union has launched a campaign in which its local unions in the U.S. and Canada will adopt a striking family at the Cananea copper ore mine, owned by Grupo Mexico, where 3,000 workers have been on strike in Mexico for more tha