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Jun 25, 2019, 18:33 ET USW, Labor Organizations Call on Pa. Senate to Reject E-Verify

District 10 of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, which represents more than 40,000 USW members in Pennsylvania, along with other labor...


Jun 24, 2019, 08:54 ET USW Affirms Commitment to Operation of PES Refinery after Fire

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has committed to work with investigators, government agencies and Philadelphia Energy...


Jun 19, 2019, 15:40 ET Mining Unions Call For a New MSHA Silica Standard

Cecil Roberts, President of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), and Leo W. Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, today...


Jun 13, 2019, 15:31 ET USW Praises House Action on Beryllium Protections

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard today praised the U. S. House of Representatives and its Democratic leadership for...


Jun 06, 2019, 20:29 ET Union Membership Authorizes Strike against Arconic

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of local unions representing Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) workers at the company's facilities in...


Jun 06, 2019, 13:10 ET USW Members to Return to Work at Dow Chemical Plant in Deer Park

Members of the United Steelworkers union will return to work at the Dow Chemical plant in Deer Park on Monday, June 10, seven weeks after the company ...


Jun 04, 2019, 16:38 ET Harris County Commissioners Court Calls for End to Dow Chemical Lockout

The Harris County Commissioners Court approved a resolution on Tuesday, June 4, expressing support for members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local...


Jun 03, 2019, 10:43 ET Locked-Out Steelworkers to Rally for Fair Contract at Dow Chemical

Locked-out members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 13-1 and supporters from throughout the community will hold a rally on Tuesday, June 4, outside ...


May 31, 2019, 20:30 ET USW Members Authorize Strike against Alcoa

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of local unions representing more than 1,500 Alcoa (NYSE: AA) workers have granted their...


May 29, 2019, 16:57 ET USW Announces Changes in Leadership

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today announced changes in its leadership as a result of a series of retirements, including USW International...


May 20, 2019, 16:19 ET USW Blasts Arconic for Demanding Concessions While Approving Additional $500 Million Stock Buyback

The United Steelworkers (USW) today reacted to an announcement by Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) that its board of directors have authorized an additional $500 ...


May 17, 2019, 14:49 ET USW: Section 232 Agreement Will Advance North American Steel, Aluminum Production, Promote National Security

The United Steelworkers union (USW) released the following statement today after the United States, Canada and Mexico reached an agreement on lifting ...


May 15, 2019, 23:30 ET USW Negotiations with Alcoa Stall Hours before Expiration: Members Should Report for All Scheduled Shifts

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that contract negotiations with Alcoa (NYSE: AA) have broken off, hours before contract expiration and with...


May 15, 2019, 23:29 ET With No Contract Resolution Imminent, USW and Arconic Agree to Extend Labor Agreements as Bargaining Continues

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that contract negotiations with Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) have stalled, hours before the existing labor...


May 15, 2019, 16:40 ET Judge Orders New Union Vote at Kumho Tire Plant in Georgia

An administrative law judge ordered a new union vote at a Kumho Tire factory in Macon, Ga., after finding that company officials violated workers'...


May 08, 2019, 12:51 ET USW Urges Passage of Bill to Protect Workers' Rights

The United Steelworkers (USW) union is urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 2474, the Protecting the Right to Organize...


May 08, 2019, 09:45 ET Locked-Out ABI Workers Demonstrate at Alcoa Annual Meeting

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that some 200 locked-out USW Local 9700 members from the ABI aluminum smelter in Bécancour, Quebec, drove...


May 06, 2019, 11:22 ET Hundreds of Locked-Out ABI Workers to Rally at Annual Alcoa Meeting

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, about 200 locked-out workers from the ABI aluminum smelter in Bécancour,...


May 02, 2019, 10:00 ET USW Welcomes Investments Announced for Mon Valley Works

The United Steelworkers (USW) today welcomed U.S. Steel's announced plans to invest more than $1 billion to construct a cutting-edge endless casting...


Apr 22, 2019, 15:29 ET USW Blasts Dow Chemical Co. for Locking Out Texas Workers

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today condemned Rohm and Haas Texas Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Co., after the company made...


Apr 17, 2019, 11:06 ET NLRB Judge Rules Tecnocap's 2018 West Virginia Lockout Illegal, Orders Back Pay for USW Members

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that in an April 5, 2019, decision, Administrative Law Judge Michael A. Rosas of the National Labor...


Apr 15, 2019, 20:06 ET USW Members Vote to Ratify New Harley-Davidson Contract

Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union voted on Monday, April 15, to ratify a new five-year contract with Harley-Davidson that covers workers ...


Apr 02, 2019, 12:29 ET USW, Harley Davidson Extend Contract Talks through April 14

Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union who work at two Harley Davidson facilities in Wisconsin will continue negotiations after voting...


Mar 13, 2019, 14:57 ET USW Plans Rally and March to Mark Two Years of Solidarity at Lucky Friday

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that on Saturday, March 16, 2019, the union will sponsor a rally and march to commemorate two years of...


Mar 07, 2019, 14:01 ET USW Members Call on Congress to Protect Multiemployer Pensions

Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union visited Capitol Hill today to attend a U.S. House subcommittee hearing on the crisis facing...