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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...

Aug 19, 2015, 12:35 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: USW Mobilizes to Demand Fair Contracts in Steel Industry

The United Steelworkers (USW) union is holding a series of rallies and marches this week in steel towns across the United States, including Gary,...

Aug 17, 2015, 15:18 ET
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USW: Fight for Scholarship Athletes Will Continue Despite NLRB Ruling

The United Steelworkers (USW) today reiterated its support for greater protections for scholarship athletes despite the decision of the National...

Aug 14, 2015, 13:26 ET
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USW Condemns ATI Decision to Lock Out 2,200 Workers

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today condemned the decision by specialty metals company Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) to lock out 2,200...

Aug 11, 2015, 18:16 ET
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USW Pres. Gerard on China's Currency Devaluation Action

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), responded to today's China currency devaluation action with the following...

Aug 10, 2015, 16:50 ET
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USW Responds to ATI Ultimatum, Remains Committed to Bargaining

The USW Bargaining Committee at ATI issued the following statement today after meeting in Pittsburgh to review the company's Aug. 6 "last best and...

Aug 07, 2015, 16:53 ET
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Indiana University Health Rescinds Discipline against Two Nurses Who Supported Union

Indiana University (IU) Health agreed today to revoke disciplinary actions against two workers who supported unionizing nurses, to reimburse one...

Aug 07, 2015, 13:33 ET
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USW Bargaining Committee Disappointed by ATI's 'Last, Best and Final Offer'

The USW Bargaining Committee at ATI released the following statement today in response to receiving the company's "last, best and final offer"...

Aug 06, 2015, 15:32 ET
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USW Marks 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, Calls for Greater Access to the Polls

USW International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today, marking the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: "The Voting...

Aug 06, 2015, 11:56 ET
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USW Lauds OSHA's Push to Establish New Standard to Protect Workers Exposed to Beryllium

The United Steelworkers (USW) today commended the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for moving forward with its proposed rule on...

Aug 05, 2015, 16:07 ET
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U.S. Enforcement Win of WTO Case Against China's Illegal Duties Deserves Credit for Defense of American Steel Jobs, Industry

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), commended the Obama Administration for the outcome of last Friday's...

Aug 05, 2015, 11:47 ET
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USW Endorses McGinty for U.S. Senate

The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced their support of Katie McGinty in her bid to win a seat in the U.S. Senate by replacing Republican...

Aug 05, 2015, 11:35 ET

Union Leaders Call on DuPont to Improve Safety

Two unions representing DuPont workers today released an open letter offering to help the company address recent serious safety problems that have...

Aug 03, 2015, 17:47 ET
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USW Voices Support of Proposed Nuclear Agreement with Iran

The United Steelworkers (USW) International Executive Board issued the following statement today supporting the proposed P5+1 Iran Nuclear...

Aug 03, 2015, 15:52 ET
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USW: Important Work Ahead to Ensure Balanced State Efforts under the Clean Power Plan

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency...

Jul 29, 2015, 10:55 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Steelworkers to Rally at ATI Headquarters

Hundreds of members of the United Steelworkers (USW) and their allies will rally Thursday at the headquarters of Allegheny Technologies...