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Oct 10, 2014, 12:05 ET
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USW Paper Workers Ratify First Master Agreement with RockTenn

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of 61 local unions at RockTenn facilities across the country voted by a large margin to...

Sep 25, 2014, 18:45 ET
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USW Nuke Energy Workers Take Dispute to Honeywell Corp.

Leaders of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 7-669 were on the streets of the nation's capital to give voice to their issues in the lockout of 150...

Sep 23, 2014, 14:25 ET
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Media Advisory: USW Members to Welcome Sen. Booker to N.J. Steel Mills

 Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) will play host to U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., on Wednesday, Sept. 24, when he tours their...

Sep 22, 2014, 07:00 ET

It's Big, It's Organized by Steelworkers and It's Coming to Sault Ste. Marie Next Year

United Steelworkers District Conference, Aug. 16-21, 2015 SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ward 6 Councillor Joe Krmpotich...

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...