The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract with U.S. Steel covering more than 16,000 workers at its US facilities.
The union and the steelmaker had been negotiating since June for a collective bargaining agreement. The previous contract expired on Saturday.
Members will vote on the agreement after they review the details over the next few weeks.
"Throughout the summer, USW members worked tirelessly to achieve an agreement that we believe is fair to both sides," said USW International President Leo W. Gerard. "We are proud of the work we have done to ensure a stable future for our members, our retirees and the company ... more