USW Cares: Thanksgiving Arrived for Locked Out Workers in Corpus Christi

Smiles were in abundance as locked out workers at United Steelworker Local 235A were presented turkeys and all the trimmings for a Thanksgiving meal at their local on November 24.

Bargaining Resumes

Our USW Local 235A bargaining team resumed negotiations with Sherwin Alumina representatives this week. We entered the two days of negotiations hopeful – as we have been throughout this process ... more

Steelworkers in the U.S. Virgin Islands: Ask Our Senators to Bring Back Jobs!

By speaking out together, we have changed our community for the better. Not long ago we fought to get an eight percent pay cut back for public sector members and won.

Corporate Tax Loopholes Fueling Income Inequality, Destabilizing Economy

USW International Secretary-Treasurer Stan Johnson and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall this week discussed income inequality and the gaping corporate loopholes that are driving the collapse of the middle class.

USW Cares: Local 1155L Adopts Program to Help School Children in Morrison, TN

As they have done in the past, United Steelworkers Local 1155L through their generous donations, ensured that children at Morrison Elementary in Morrison, TN would have school supplies once again this fall.

The Oil Worker, Issue 22

The next edition of the Oil Worker is now available. Articles include: Members Drive National Oil Bargaining Program and 2015 National Oil Bargaining Mobilization Program.

USW Cares: Local 6787 Helps “I Need a Hug” Program

United Steelworker Local 6787 participated, once again, in the United Way "I Need a Hug" program. In their second year, they were able to collect over 500 stuffed animals from members.

USW Cares: Local 6717 Donates to Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan

In 2014, the United Steelworkers Local 6717 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan donated a $1500 to Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan on behalf of the USW 6717 Diversity Council.

Bargaining Set to Resume

Two months after Sherwin Alumina locked its doors on 450 USW Local 235A members, the company and the USW bargaining team will return to the bargaining table next week, December 9 and 10.

USW Cares: Sophia's Request from a USW Member in Ohio

A request was made and granted to put this story about his daughter Sophia from Joseph Hicks on the website. Joe is a United Steelworker member at Local 1104 in Elyria, Ohio and Sophia suffers from Dandy - Walker Syndrome.

USW Cares: Local 310 Supporting the Less Fortunate during the Holiday Season

United Steelworkers Local 310 has taken the opportunity to support various causes this holiday season in our community of Des Moines, IA.

USW's Stan Johnson Discusses Trade Case Against Imports of Vehicle Tires from China

United Steelworkers International Secretary Treasurer Stan Johnson joins the host of The Union Edge Charles Showalter to talk about the USW’s trade case and dangerous Chinese tires.

USW Cares: Indiana Women of Steel, USW locals collect food for Local 7-669

On Sunday November 24, United Steelworkers Women of Steel from USW Locals 6787 and 1014 along with USW Local 2003 delivered two van loads of food collected from Northwest Indiana Steelworkers.

Global Allies Join Sherwin Campaign

Local 235A members joined delegates from 14 countries in November in Brazil for a meeting of the global union IndustriALL, where they established a global network to launch a worldwide campaign against Sherwin Alumina’s corporate owner, Glencore.

USW Cares: United Steelworkers Local 937 Toys for Tots

United Steelworkers Local 937 in Tucson, Arizona are hosting their annual Toys for Tots drive.

USW Cares: Local 5 Holiday Gift Bags for Veterans in California

Each year, in the months preceding the holidays, United Steelworkers Local 5 members start to think about our American Veterans being treated locally at the Martinez VA Hospital on Muir road.

USW Cares: Local 6717 First Involvement in Habitat for Humanity

When Habitat for Humanity decided to build their first habitat home in Weyburn, SK., United Steelworkers Local 6717 decided to get involved.

USW Cares: Local 7248 Women of Steel Cold Weather Charity Drive

United Steelworkers Local 7248 Women of Steel Committee conducted their first fund raiser to donate warm coats, hats, and gloves to those less fortunate in the Montpelier, Ohio region.

What the EPA Draft Determination on Biogenic Carbon Means for the Paper Industry

On November 18, 2014 the US EPA issued a draft “Framework for Assessing Biogenic Emissions from Stationary Sources.” The implications for the US paper industry and its workers of this document are substantial.

Next Gen members from USW Locals 1000 and 1034 Take Part in a "Black Friday" Protest

On November 28, "Next Gen" members from USW Locals 1000 and 1034 protested at Walmart in Painted Post, NY to support the #walmartstrikers campaign being held nationally.