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Nov 03, 2017, 14:10 ET Steelworkers Endorse Mark MacKenzie for Congress

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has endorsed State Representative and former New Hampshire AFL-CIO President Mark MacKenzie...


Nov 02, 2017, 10:05 ET USW: Congressional Democrats' Better Deal Proposal Would Help Working Families by Strengthening Unions

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued this statement today following yesterday's release of a white paper by...


Nov 02, 2017, 09:18 ET USW Salutes Variety the Children's Charity for 90 Years of Helping Families in Need

The United Steelworkers (USW) today congratulated Variety the Children's Charity on the eve of its 90th Annual Gala to be held Friday at Heinz...


Nov 01, 2017, 08:45 ET Steelworkers Ratify Three-Year Agreement at Eramet Marietta

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of Local 0639 at Eramet's manganese plant in Marietta, Ohio, have ratified a new, three-year...


Oct 30, 2017, 11:12 ET Lucky Friday Miners to Rally for a Fair Contract at Hecla Headquarters

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, the union will sponsor a Halloween-themed rally at Hecla Mining Company's...


Oct 27, 2017, 11:56 ET USW Statement on Need to Reform Renewable Fuels Standard

The United Steelworkers (USW) today issued this statement from National Oil Bargaining Chairman Kim Nibarger after nine senators this week...


Oct 18, 2017, 14:43 ET USW Affirms Devastating Consequences of Unfair Trade, Urges White House to Fight for American Workers, Communities

The United Steelworkers (USW) today affirmed the disastrous effects that more than two decades of so-called "free" trade have had on American...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:18 ET Joint Press Statement from USW Regarding NAFTA Renegotiations

The following joint statement was issued today by Leo W. Gerard, United Steelworkers (USW) International President and Ken Neumann, USW Canadian...


Oct 06, 2017, 14:48 ET USW: NAFTA Renegotiations Must Protect Workers' Rights, Not Just Corporations

The United Steelworkers issued the following statement after the business community criticized the current direction of NAFTA negotiations. Since...


Oct 05, 2017, 16:27 ET USW Will Rally with Workers on Strike against Oracle Packaging's Unfair Labor Practices

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, the union will sponsor a rally to support the members of Local 1693-18, who...


Oct 04, 2017, 17:13 ET USW Asks South Korean Government to Stand Up for U.S. Workers' Rights

The United Steelworkers (USW) union has sent a letter from USW International President Leo W. Gerard to South Korean President Moon Jae-in raising...


Sep 28, 2017, 12:40 ET Steelworkers Ratify Five-Year Agreement at Evraz Rocky Mountain

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of its Locals 2102 and 3267 at Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel in Pueblo, Colo., this week...


Sep 25, 2017, 13:18 ET USW: Another Plant Closes as Administration Delays Action

The United Steelworkers (USW) union released the following statement today that includes its letter to the Secretaries of Commerce and Defense. The...


Sep 21, 2017, 11:55 ET Union Workers Ratify Contract with ASARCO

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of eight international unions overwhelmingly ratified a new collective bargaining...


Sep 18, 2017, 11:18 ET USW Calls on Administration to Complete Steel Investigation; Protect National Security

The United Steelworkers (USW) union issued the following release as dozens of steelworkers from around the country come to Washington D.C., to ask...


Sep 15, 2017, 13:00 ET USW: Rules of Origin Provision "Critical" in NAFTA Renegotiations

The United Steelworkers union (USW) released the attached document today identifying its position on rules of origin in the ongoing North American...


Sep 12, 2017, 10:22 ET IAM and USW Announce Termination of Partnership Agreement with Harley-Davidson

Following discussions yesterday between International Presidents Robert Martinez Jr. and Leo W. Gerard, and union directors with Harley-Davidson...


Sep 05, 2017, 16:50 ET USW Statement on DACA Termination

The following statement was issued today by United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard following Attorney General Jeff...


Aug 31, 2017, 10:38 ET USW: High Level of Union Approval Not Surprising

The following statement was issued today by United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard following a Gallup poll showing that...


Aug 24, 2017, 12:16 ET USW Members Overwhelmingly Approve Goodyear Contract

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the members of Locals 2L, 12L, 307L, 831L and 959L have ratified a new collective bargaining...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:29 ET USW: NLRB Finds Merit in B&H Unfair Labor Practice Charge

The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has found merit in an unfair labor practice charge...


Aug 14, 2017, 17:33 ET USW Statement on Violence in Charlottesville

The following statement was issued today by Fred Redmond, United Steelworkers (USW) Vice President for Human Affairs, on the domestic terrorism...


Jul 28, 2017, 15:34 ET USW Promises to Continue Solidarity on 10th Anniversary of Mineros Strike

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement from USW International President Leo W. Gerard on the 10th...


Jul 26, 2017, 13:42 ET USW: The Time to Act is Now

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement in response to news reports that President Trump...


Jul 21, 2017, 10:35 ET USW Opposes Trump Administration's New Voter Fraud Commission

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement following the Trump administration's announcement...