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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...

Jul 15, 2014, 18:40 ET
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U.S. Commerce Dept. to Proceed With USW Trade Case Against China Imports of Passenger & Light Truck Tires

The following statement was released today by Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), upon confirmation by the...

Jul 11, 2014, 16:45 ET
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USW Welcomes Commerce Department Decision on South Korean Oil Country Tubular Goods

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Commerce made its...

Jul 10, 2014, 12:08 ET
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USW Notes Congressional Leaders' Commitment to Trade Enforcement

Recognizing that strong enforcement of our country's existing trade laws ensures foreign companies and countries do not unfairly disadvantage...

Jul 01, 2014, 16:40 ET
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USW District 1 Endorses Nina Turner for Ohio Secretary of State

United Steelworkers (USW) District 1 announced today that it has endorsed State Senator Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) to be the next Ohio secretary of...

Jun 24, 2014, 14:14 ET
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Billionaire Icahn Will Choose Fines over Healthcare for Steelworkers Locked-Out by PSC Metals

 The United Steelworkers (USW) today criticized the management of PSC Metals, a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises (NASDAQ: IEP), for...

Jun 24, 2014, 09:41 ET
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USW Pres. Gerard to Testify Before U.S. Senate Finance Committee

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) is to appear before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee this Wednesday, Jun....

Jun 23, 2014, 12:22 ET
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USW International Announces Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield as its Health Insurance Provider

Today the United Steelworkers (USW) announced that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will remain the health insurance provider for its staff...