Ninth Circuit Appeals Court Hears Oral Arguments in Copper Price Bonus Case

After a very long legal process, a panel of three federal judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, Cal., listened to oral arguments on Thursday, Nov. 16

Equipment Alert! Recall: Kidde recalls fire extinguishers with plastic handles due to failure to discharge and nozzle detachment

Kidde Co., is recalling 134 models of plastic-handled fire extinguishers manufactured between 1973 and present day.

Immigrant Day Laborers Confront a Perfect Storm of Exploitation in Hurricane Harvey Cleanup

With the Occupational Safety and Health Administration short-staffed in the state — there is one OSHA inspector for every 95,000 workers in Texas

Why the Republican Tax Bill is Bad for Working People

This bill jeopardizes American manufacturing and its workforce. It will weaken our economy and undermine our nation’s future. Rather than promoting growth from the ground up, the bill showers huge tax benefits on corporations and the wealthy.

Solvay workers at Texas plant vote to join USW

Solvay workers from Texas voted to join the USW family. Click here for more.

District 4 Ben Hollingsworth Memorial Ride

Coming together to make a difference, Local 880 sponsored the Ben Hollingsworth Memorial Ride. Joining with Hollingsworth & Vose, the local donated all proceeds to the Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham, Massachusetts.

DuPont Yerkes Plant Workers Win Job Security and Greater Voice on the Job

Local 6992 members at DuPont’s Yerkes plant ratified a four-year agreement on Sept. 22, 2017 that contains a first-ever successorship clause, contract language to create a joint health and safety committee, and a union security clause—a first for DuPont.

DowDuPont North American Labor Council Examines Upcoming Changes in Split-Up of Merged Company

The DowDuPont merger and pending spinoff of several business segments overshadowed the annual DowDuPont North American Labor Council (DNALC) meeting on Sept. 25-28 in Elizabethtown, Ky.

3M Triangle of Prevention Site in Alabama Wins 2017 Glenn Erwin Award

More than 14 years ago the 3M plant in Guin, Ala., nearly closed because of a poor safety record. Today, Local 9-675 and the facility received the 2017 Glenn Erwin Award for completing an investigation that resulted in significant improvement.

Rank-and-File Members Developed Triangle of Prevention Program

OCAW member Glenn Erwin was one of the activists who formed TOP and later headed the program for PACE and the USW until he retired in 2012.

Labor, Management Strengthen Worker-Driven Triangle of Prevention Program

The Tony Mazzocchi Center held its annual conference on Sept. 26-28 in Philadelphia. USW Local 10-1 hosted the conference at its local union hall.

District 4 Delegates to the 2017 AFL-CIO Convention

Every four years, the AFL-CIO holds a convention to democratically elect officers and adopt resolutions that guide the labor movement and improve the lives of working people.

District 4 Representing for Halloween

Members attending the halloween parade43

TAKE ACTION: They risked their lives, then got laid off

Members of Local 6135 at GFR Media in Puerto Rico risked their lives working nonstop during Hurricane Maria. Now, they've been laid off without severance pay. Click here to show solidarity.

District 9 Disaster Relief Funds and Supplies

Since early September, when hurricanes Irma and Maria created enormous destruction throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands...

USW Pushes New Global Mine Safety Rules

The USW was instrumental in negotiating new standards for opencast mining that would significantly improve safety and health for mine workers around the world.

Workers Uniting Statement on Police Repression of Australian Trade Unions

Statement that Workers Uniting released today declaring solidarity with Australian unions

Trickledown Still a Scam

USW International Vice President Fred Redmond and progressive talk show host Leslie Marshall last week discussed the Republican tax reform proposal and the ways in which it overwhelmingly benefits the wealthy at the expense of working people.

USW, Highmark volunteers team up for Make a Difference Day

Click here to see the amazing results of people working together to make a difference.

District 7 SOAR Attend Deportation Rally in Gary, Ind.

In early October, Scott Marshall and Jim Lang were among the Steelworkers who attended a rally against mass deportations at the Gary, Ind., Airport.