PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) will hold a briefing on Monday, April 18, to discuss the crisis in the primary unwrought aluminum industry caused by the flood of imports that has seriously harmed American production and threatens to cause even more job and capacity losses.
WHO: USW International President Leo W. Gerard; U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and others
WHAT: News Media Teleconference with Q & A opportunities
WHEN: 1 p.m. ET, Monday, April 18, 2016
WHY: All across the United States -- in New York, Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, Montana and Washington -- America's aluminum producers have closed, idled or are at risk. Immediate steps must be taken to address the harm being done by imports.
TO ACCESS: Dial-In Number: (888) 220-8450
The USW represents 850,000 workers in North America employed in many industries that include metals, rubber, chemicals, paper, oil refining and the service and public sectors. For more information: http://www.usw.org/
CONTACT: Wayne Ranick 412-562-2444
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/usw-to-hold-briefing-to-discuss-crisis-in-aluminum-plans-for-immediate-action-300252308.html
SOURCE United Steelworkers (USW)