National Oil Bargaining Program Conference


Click here to download the call letter.


Mon., March 2:

Noon-3 p.m. -- Conference Check-in
4 p.m. -- Meeting for Council Coordinators and Council Presidents
5:30 p.m. -- Meeting for Staff Reps
6 p.m. -- Meeting for newly-assigned Staff Reps
7:30-9:30 p.m. -- Conference Check-in

Tues., March 3

7:30-9:30 a.m. -- Conference Check-in
9 a.m. -- Conference begins with a general session, meetings will be held in the afternoon
6:30 p.m. -- Reception 

Wed., March 4

8 a.m. -- The day will begin with workshops, meetings and a general session will be in the afternoon
5 p.m. -- Conference concludes 

Council Meetings

Several councils have scheduled additional meeting time on Thur., March 5. Please watch for your Council Meeting Call-Letter.


Please register online, by mail, or by fax before February 1, 2020. The registration fee is $185.00 per delegate. Check can be made out to USW.

Register online – Go to and follow the instructions.  Either pay online with a credit card or mail a check to the address below.

Register by mail – Mail the completed registration form and your check to:

United Steelworkers
Julie Lidstone - NOBP
60 Blvd of the Allies
Pittsburgh PA 15222; or

Register by fax – Fax the completed registration form to USW, Julie Lidstone at 412-562-2275, then mail the check to United Steelworkers address above. 

Click here to download the registration form.



A block of rooms has been reserved at the Westin Pittsburgh Convention Center. Hotel reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly or by booking on-line. The cut-off date for reservations is February 1, 2020. To ensure availability, please make your reservations as soon as possible.  The room rate is $129.00 per night plus tax.

Westin Pittsburgh Convention Center
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Reservations: 412-281-3700 (let the operator know you need a room in Pittsburgh for the United Steelworkers Oil Conference)
Online link for reservations:


In cooperation with Professional Travel, we have made special arrangements for air transportation. Reservations may be made by calling 1-877-499-1149 and selecting option #4. When calling, please identify yourself as a participant in the National Oil Bargaining Conference, code 2020NOBUSW. Please call between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday; otherwise, an after-hours transaction fee of $16 will apply if the call is outside of these regular business hours. 

In accordance with our established policy, the International Union will not be responsible for the cost of delegate(s) participation. Your local union must bear any expenses for attendance, including airfare and hotel fees.

If you have any questions regarding the registration process or conference details, please contact Julie Lidstone at or 412-562-2288. We look forward to seeing you at the conference.