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Nov 25, 2015, 16:07 ET
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USW Commends Cuomo, Schumer on Plan to Save Jobs at Alcoa Plants

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today after the announcement from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Sen....

Nov 10, 2015, 19:57 ET
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USW Applauds Trade Duties Kept on China Steel Plate Imports

The United Steelworkers (USW) confirmed a unanimous vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to sustain anti-dumping duties on steel...

Nov 05, 2015, 14:51 ET
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Adjunct Faculty at Point Park Overwhelmingly Ratifies Contract

Members of the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers (AFA-USW) voted overwhelmingly to ratify the union's first contract with...

Nov 05, 2015, 09:56 ET
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USW Opposes American Job-Killing Trans-Pacific Partnership

The United Steelworkers issued the following statement today in response to the release of the text of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...

Nov 04, 2015, 15:15 ET
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USW: NLRB to Prosecute Asarco for Unfair Labor Practices

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that Region 28 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a Consolidated Complaint against...

Nov 04, 2015, 15:11 ET
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B&H Photo Warehouse Employees Vote to Join USW Union

Today, workers at two B&H warehouses in Bushwick and in the Brooklyn Navy Yard voted by a 200-to-88 margin for representation by the United...

Nov 04, 2015, 14:20 ET
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USW Joins Global Union's Call for Action on China Trade Abuses

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today joined representatives of 17 other steel-producing unions from 10 countries in supporting a declaration...

Oct 15, 2015, 16:25 ET
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USW Fights for Bulk of Claims in RG Steel Bankruptcy Settlement

A federal judge today approved a structured settlement of claims in RG Steel's Chapter 11 bankruptcy case that gives USW-related entities about 70...

Oct 05, 2015, 11:20 ET
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USW Pres. Gerard Statement on TPP Coming to Closure

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), issued the following statement as negotiations on the 12-nation...

Oct 01, 2015, 11:15 ET
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Industry and Union Join Together in Calling on U.S. Government to Extend Existing Duties on Coated Freesheet Paper Imports from China and Indonesia

Verso Corporation, Sappi North America and Appleton Coated LLC, together with the United Steelworkers (USW), today called for an extension of...

Sep 29, 2015, 16:34 ET
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USW Comments on Proposed Alcoa Split

The United Steelworkers (USW) today commented on the announcement by Alcoa that it will separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies:...

Sep 24, 2015, 13:49 ET
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USW Joins Senator Brown's Call to Repeal the Excise Tax on High Cost Health Plans

The United Steelworkers (USW) today thanked Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) for introducing a bill to repeal the excise tax on high cost health...

Sep 16, 2015, 08:00 ET
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USW to Congress: Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban Would Threaten America's Energy Security and Refinery Jobs

The United Steelworkers Union (USW) joins the majority of Americans who do not want Congress to lift the crude oil export ban and jeopardize...

Sep 11, 2015, 16:42 ET
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USW Once Again Calls on ATI to End Lockout and Return to Bargaining

The United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President Tom Conway released the following statement today following a meeting with...

Sep 03, 2015, 13:08 ET
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USW Endorses Angie Craig for Minnesota's Second Congressional District

The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced their endorsement of Angie Craig of the Democratic Farm Labor Party for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional...

Aug 28, 2015, 16:08 ET
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USW Files Complaint Against ATI's Allegheny Ludlum Unit Over Benefit Termination

The USW today filed a complaint in federal court against Allegheny Ludlum LLC over its announced decision to terminate insurance benefits for 95...

Aug 21, 2015, 13:46 ET
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USW District 11 Endorses Rob Ecklund for State Representative

District 11 of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, covering nine Midwestern states including Minnesota, announced today its endorsement of...

Aug 21, 2015, 10:07 ET
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USW Reaches Settlement with FreightCar America

The USW today reached a settlement of retiree insurance litigation with FreightCar America Inc. over the company's unlawful...

Aug 20, 2015, 16:25 ET
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Nestle's Danville Workers Vote to Join USW

Workers who make Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough and Buitoni products at a plant in Danville, Va., voted this week to join the United...

Aug 20, 2015, 14:58 ET
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USW Commends U.S. Department of Commerce Announcement of Preliminary Dumping Margins Against Chinese, Brazilian, Portuguese, Australian and Indonesian Uncoated Paper Producers

 The United Steelworkers (USW) commended the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) for its preliminary dumping duty determinations against certain...