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Apr 30, 2015, 15:04 ET
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U.S. Senator Casey, Steelworkers President Gerard & others to Discuss Impact of Fast Track on Working Americans

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and others will discuss their opposition to trade promotion...

Apr 29, 2015, 15:20 ET
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USW Urges U.S. to Get Tough with Japan in Trade Deal

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement after today's address to a joint session...

Apr 27, 2015, 12:52 ET
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USW Oil Workers to Rally at Marathon Shareholders Meeting

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union will sponsor a rally at 9 a.m. on Wed., April 29, prior to the company's annual meeting of...

Apr 27, 2015, 12:32 ET
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USW Files Additional Charges Against LyondellBasell Houston Refining Over Refusal to Bargain and Implementation of Rejected Proposals: Union Continues to Press for Negotiations

The United Steelworkers Union (USW) says LyondellBasell Houston Refining falsely declared impasse in talks with the union for a new contract and...

Apr 24, 2015, 16:01 ET
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USW Disappointed by Goodyear Intention to Build New Plant in Mexico

 The United Steelworkers (USW) said today that the announcement by Goodyear Tire & Rubber to build its next plant in Mexico is...

Apr 23, 2015, 11:16 ET
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USW Urges House Panel Protect Jobs by Rejecting 'Fast Track' Proposal

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement after last night's approval by the...

Apr 16, 2015, 18:11 ET

Trabajadores siderúrgicos denuncian falta constante de responsabilidad en Crown Holdings, Inc. (CCK)

Los trabajadores obligados por el fabricante de botes de cerveza norteamericano Crown Holdings, Inc. (CCK) a hacer huelga hace más de 19 meses...

Apr 16, 2015, 17:45 ET
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USW Opposes Fast Track Bill: It's time for a New Trade Policy, Not More of the Same

 United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today following the release of legislation...

Apr 14, 2015, 13:39 ET
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Updated Advisory: 'No Fast Track' Capitol Hill Stage Event April 15, Wednesday - 11:00 am to 12:15 pm, ET

Members of Congress will be speaking with labor and environmental leaders at an outdoor stage in the Upper Senate Park of Capitol Hill on...

Apr 13, 2015, 16:17 ET
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Granite City Steelworkers Take Jobs Message to Washington, D.C.

A Illinois delegation of Granite City steelworkers employed at United States Steel Corp., are going to be in the nation's capital on Apr. 12 to...

Apr 10, 2015, 12:16 ET
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Members of Congress, USW, AFL-CIO & Environmental Leaders Speaking Out Against Proposed Fast Track Trade Deal

 Members of Congress will be speaking with labor and environmental leaders at an outdoor stage in the Upper Senate Park of Capitol...

Apr 10, 2015, 11:48 ET
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USW: Philadelphia City Council Condemns Philadelphia-based Crown Holdings for Union Busting in Toronto

Philadelphia City Council has unanimously denounced Philadelphia-based multinational Crown Holdings for its union-busting behaviour against Toronto...

Mar 27, 2015, 15:52 ET
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Statement by USW President Leo W. Gerard: Leader Harry Reid's Retirement Announcement

 Senator Reid has had a distinguished legacy advocating for the rights and interests of American working families. He has exhibited that...

Mar 27, 2015, 14:48 ET
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USW Message to Congress: 'Enforcing lousy trade laws doesn't get you much to protect steel jobs. It's time to rewrite the trade laws'

Thomas M. Conway, International Vice President of the United Steelworkers (USW), yesterday raised the profile of how 5,500 laid-off steelworkers at...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:51 ET
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USW Praises Federal Loan to Fund Expansion of Alcoa's Tennessee Factory

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today expressed support for a U.S. Department of Energy loan to Alcoa Inc. to help the company expand a...

Mar 24, 2015, 16:48 ET
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USW, Steel Industry Leaders Testifying on Unfair Imports Crisis Impact on Employment, Other Federal Policies

Thomas M. Conway, International Vice President of the United Steelworkers (USW), will be joining steel company CEOs, and steel industry...

Mar 23, 2015, 15:51 ET
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USW Reaches Tentative Agreement with Honeywell

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has reached a tentative agreement on a new, three-year contract with Honeywell Corp.,...

Mar 18, 2015, 11:25 ET
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USW Oil Workers Will Rally Thursday at BP Offices in Chicago: Demand Fair Contracts, Safer Workplaces

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that rank-and-file union members and their elected leaders will rally with allies and supporters on...

Mar 12, 2015, 15:42 ET
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USW Reaches Tentative Agreement with Oil Industry; Agreement with Shell Sets Pattern for Industry

The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract with Shell Oil as a pattern...

Mar 06, 2015, 15:27 ET
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USW: ITC Votes to Proceed on Uncoated Paper Case; Preliminary Decision Big Step towards Restoring Fair Trade in Sector

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted today in the preliminary phase of its investigations of the trade case filings by four domestic...