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May 20, 2016, 16:44 ET USW Lauds ITC Decision on Steel Cut-to-Length Plate

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today after the U.S. International Trade...


May 20, 2016, 15:54 ET USW Blasts Trump's Posture as a Worker-Friendly Candidate

The United Steelworkers (USW) International released the following statement today regarding the 2016 presidential race: Attempts by Donald Trump...


May 18, 2016, 19:17 ET USW: International Trade Commission Report Validates that Trans Pacific Partnership Is Not Worth Passing

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the release of a report from the U.S....


May 17, 2016, 12:09 ET USW Supports Petition Challenging Colombia's Failure to Live Up To Labor Obligations under the FTA

United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard today issued the following statement: "The United Steelworkers (USW) strongly supports...


May 11, 2016, 11:31 ET USW Applauds OSHA's Rule Improving the Tracking of Workplace Illnesses and Injuries

The United Steelworkers (USW) today praised the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announcement of a final rule revising the...


Apr 28, 2016, 10:47 ET Carrier Workers & Leaders Rally to Keep Jobs in Indianapolis

Top leaders of the AFL-CIO, the United Steelworkers (USW), U.S. Senators, a state legislator and a gubernatorial candidate are joining workers from...


Apr 28, 2016, 10:19 ET Steelworkers Announce Tentative Agreement with ArcelorMittal

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that on Wed., April 27, 2016, the union reached tentative agreement on a new contract with ArcelorMittal...


Apr 27, 2016, 15:16 ET Hundreds of USW Members Lobby Congress on Trade, Workers' Issues

 Nearly 700 members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union from across the United States spent today on Capitol Hill, talking to their senators...


Apr 26, 2016, 15:30 ET USW Strongly Supports U.S. Steel's Trade Case to Sanction Chinese Unfair and Illegal Practices Affecting Steel Sector: Bold Action is Absolutely Necessary

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today in support of a new petition filed by United...


Apr 25, 2016, 11:44 ET USW Members to UTC Shareholders: Keep Carrier Jobs in Indianapolis!

 The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of Local 1999, who work at the Carrier climate control facility in Indianapolis,...


Apr 22, 2016, 10:38 ET USW Announces Suspension of Section 201 Petition on Primary Unwrought Aluminum: Government Discussions Scheduled

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today announcing the suspension of the Section 201 petition on primary unwrought...


Apr 20, 2016, 17:36 ET Union Workers, Rep. Raúl Grijalva and Community Supporters to Deliver Thousands of Petitions Demanding a Fair Contract at Asarco

 The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that Congressman Raúl Grijalva will join union members and officials, their families and...


Apr 19, 2016, 12:11 ET USW Disappointed by China's Refusal to Support Multilateral Framework on Global Steel Overcapacity at OECD

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today after learning that the High Level Dialogue...


Apr 18, 2016, 11:21 ET USW Files Case on Imports of Primary Unwrought Aluminum to Save the Industry from the Flood of Imports and Resulting Injury

 The United Steelworkers (USW) today filed a petition under Section 201 of U.S. trade law that seeks to stem a flood of imported primary...


Apr 15, 2016, 13:34 ET USW to Hold Briefing to Discuss Crisis in Aluminum; Plans for Immediate Action

The United Steelworkers (USW) will hold a briefing on Monday, April 18, to discuss the crisis in the primary unwrought aluminum industry caused by...


Apr 14, 2016, 14:30 ET USW President Calls for Action to Protect Health Care Workers from Job-Related Violence

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today after the U.S. Government Accountability...


Apr 14, 2016, 09:43 ET USW President Calls on Congress to Take Action on Steel Crisis; Two Members Lauded for Initiatives

Prior to a Congressional Steel Caucus hearing on the crisis facing the U.S. steel industry and its workers, United Steelworkers (USW) International...


Apr 12, 2016, 10:51 ET USW President Calls for Government Action on U.S. Steel Crisis

 Prior to a hearing called by the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to solicit comments on the global steel industry and its impact on...


Apr 08, 2016, 15:14 ET USW Supports New Trade Case on Cut-to-Length Plate; Also Calls for Comprehensive Action to Address Steel Crisis

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today after three major U.S. steel producers --...


Mar 31, 2016, 12:43 ET USW Supports Unite the Union's Call to Nationalize UK Steel Industry

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today announced its support for the renationalization of the United Kingdom's steel industry. In a letter to...


Mar 17, 2016, 17:20 ET USW Endorses Emily Cain for Maine's U.S. Congress Seat

The Maine Labor Council of the United Steelworkers (USW) District 4, today announced endorsement support of former state senator Emily Ann...


Mar 16, 2016, 18:47 ET USW Urges Immediate U.S. Senate Hearing for US Supreme Court Nominee Judge Merrick Garland

 Leo W. Gerard, International President of  the United Steelworkers (USW) union today commended President Obama's nominee for the U.S....


Mar 15, 2016, 20:21 ET USW Praises DOC for Duties on Hot-Rolled Steel Imports

 The United Steelworkers (USW) union today commended the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) for its preliminary decision to place antidumping...


Mar 11, 2016, 13:57 ET Steelworkers Condemn WTO Decision as Another Direct Attack on American Manufacturing

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel...


Mar 11, 2016, 13:38 ET USW Applauds ITC Preliminary Decision Against Chinese Truck and Bus Tire Imports

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement after today's affirmative vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on...