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Sep 18, 2014, 10:46 ET
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USW Supports Ranking Member Levin's Call for Greater Scrutiny of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today following Rep. Sander Levin's presentation of...

Sep 15, 2014, 15:50 ET
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Strong U.S. Senate Support for USW Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Case against China; Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tire Imports Under Review

 United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today in conjunction with the release of a...

Sep 11, 2014, 14:01 ET
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USW Lauds Mine Expansion at Minntac, Minnesota Ore Operations

The United Steelworkers (USW) today welcomed the news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corp of Engineers will approve...

Sep 10, 2014, 17:17 ET
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USW Calls DOC Decision on Dumped Steel Concrete a Mixed Bag; Cites Need for Additional Funding for Trade Enforcement

 The United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today in regards to the U.S. Department...

Sep 10, 2014, 15:39 ET
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USW: Court Orders Novelis to Reinstate Worker, Stop Illegal Efforts to Bust Union in Oswego

A federal court has issued an injunction ordering aluminum producer Novelis to stop interfering with efforts to organize a union at its Oswego,...

Sep 02, 2014, 17:09 ET
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Union: NLRB to Prosecute Tobman's Western Cab 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...

Aug 22, 2014, 12:07 ET
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ITC Vote Puts Workers One Step Closer to Fairer Trade in Oil Country Tubular Goods

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the International Trade Commission's...

Aug 21, 2014, 17:10 ET
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USW Urges Federal Action to Prevent Racial Profiling

The United Steelworkers (USW) said today that ongoing tragedies in Ferguson, Missouri, demonstrates the immediate need for updated federal guidance...

Aug 21, 2014, 13:49 ET
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USW: Maine Republicans Distort Michaud's Record on Paper Jobs

 The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director John Shinn in response to Republican attacks...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:13 ET
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USW Announces Support of Crestwood's Finger Lakes LPG Storage Project

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director John Shinn in response to Crestwood's proposed...

Aug 11, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Foley Doubles Down on Blaming Workers, Officials for Fusion Paperboard Closure

 The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director John Shinn after gubernatorial candidate Tom...

Aug 10, 2014, 15:51 ET
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USW Convention in Las Vegas: Aug. 11-Aug. 14

 More than 2,500 elected United Steelworkers (USW) local union leaders from across North America will be gathering under the banner, "A Union...

Aug 07, 2014, 15:50 ET
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USW Gets WTO Rare Earths Ruling on China's Export Restraints

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement on today's affirmative determination by...

Aug 07, 2014, 12:36 ET
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Steelworkers Ratify Contract at PSC Metals, Ending Lockout

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the members of USW Local 3610-02 have ratified a new, three-year agreement with PSC Metals, ending...

Aug 06, 2014, 15:36 ET
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USW: Fiber Glass Industries Closure a Direct Result of Unfair Trade Policies

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Sub-Director Richard Knowles in response to the...

Jul 31, 2014, 13:41 ET
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USW Lauds Obama's Executive Order on Fair Pay, Workplace Safety

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard in response to President Barack...

Jul 30, 2014, 16:14 ET
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USW Condemns GOP Senators for Blocking 'Bring Jobs Home Act' Democrats Sought Vote to Close Corporate Deserter Tax Loopholes

 Leo W. Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers (USW), today condemned Senate Republicans for blocking passage of the 'Bring Jobs Home...

Jul 24, 2014, 13:37 ET
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USW Applauds Judge's Ruling Striking Down Anti-Union Law

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 7 Director Michael Millsap of Indiana in response to a...

Jul 22, 2014, 14:51 ET
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USW: Little Progress in Negotiations Despite Management Changes at PSC Metals

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that despite recent management changes at PSC Metals, a subsidiary of billionaire investor Carl Icahn's...

Jul 22, 2014, 11:54 ET
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USW: International Trade Commission Votes to Move Forward on Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tire Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Case against China

 The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted to proceed on...