March 18, 2013
USW Supports Perez as New Labor Secretary
The United Steelworkers (USW) released this statement today from International President Leo W. Gerard in support of President Obama’s nomination of Thomas Perez as the administration’s new Secretary of Labor ... more
March 15, 2013
Scott Prouty to Join the Steelworker Family
Watch the full clip of USW International President Leo W. Gerard on The Ed Schultz Show discussing Prouty and the impact the tapes had on the 2012 election below.
March 14, 2013
Creator of the 47% Tape Shines ‘a little bit of light’ on a Labor Rights Activist
During his exclusive interview with The Ed Show’s Ed Schultz, the man behind the game-changing “47% tape” paused to acknowledge someone who he said has been standing up for workers across the world for the past 20 years.
January 28, 2013
Video: Comprehensive immigration reform might be shot in the arm organized labor needs
What would immigration reform mean for the labor movement? Ed Schultz asks Leo Gerard of the United Steelworkers if labor will help push immigration reform across the line. (The Ed Show)
January 16, 2013
The U.S. Senate Is Broken - But We Can Fix It
Current rules that govern the U.S. Senate are halting the country’s progress and taking the nation’s work hostage. Senate filibuster reform proposed in Senate Resolution 4 (S. Res. 4) would once again ensure that the Senate can effectively address the issues that are the key to America’s future.
December 05, 2012
NEW VIDEO: USW Election 2012 Recap, Thank You
Click here to watch a recap of USW's role in the historic election of 2012.
November 15, 2012
Fighting Citizens United and the False Claims of Republicans
Progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall recently spoke with United Steelworkers (USW) Political Director Tim Waters about what a post-Citizens United ground game would be and what could be done to help the President and Democrats.
November 09, 2012
Protect Our Future
As a part of an AFL-CIO National Day of Action, USW members joined allies from other labor and community organizations for “Jobs Not Cuts” rallies aimed to keep up the momentum from the recent election urging both Republican and Democratic politicians to create jobs, preserve social programs and end tax cuts for the wealthy.
November 07, 2012
USW Election Day Outcome Statement
Leo W. Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers (USW) said today’s Election Day outcome was defined by America’s union workers in the heartland, casting their votes to move America forward to re-elect U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
November 05, 2012
Boots on the Ground
United Steelworkers are telling their stories of members and activists across the country leafleting plant gates, registering folks to vote, doing block walks and more. Come back often to see if your story is here.