USW Participates in Global Packaging Conference

The group met from Oct. 22 to 24 in Toledo, Spain, to address a number of issues and their effects on the packaging industry, and to discuss campaigns at multinational corporations such as WestRock and Kimberly-Clark.

Lieutenant colonel says nurses can save veteran patients’ lives with one simple question

According to Jennifer A. Korkosz, Lt. Col. (Ret.), U.S. Air Force, one of the most important questions nurses and other health care professionals can ask their patients is, “Have you ever served in the military?”

“All Gave Some, Some Gave All,” Local 593’s Wall of Honor

Local 593, Aurubis Buffalo Inc., has made honoring our veterans a part of their everyday existence when entering their plant.

Honoring One of Our Own this Veteran's Day

This Veterans Day, we would like to honor one of our own that has done outstanding work for our veterans in Canada: Scott Casey, from Local 7619, at Tech Resources, in Logan Lake, British Columbia, has used his own struggle to help others.

Solidarity and spirits high among workers at Bishop Noa Home

As new members of amalgamated Local 2-21 at Bishop Noa Home entered another tough round of negotiations, a group workers showcased their solidarity and strong spirits by dressing as Rosie the Riveters during Halloween.


Click to read more from Staff Writer Carrie Manner of the Hibbing Daily Tribune about SOAR in the Hibbing area.

Atomic Council Members Query Department of Energy Officials

The two-day meeting, held Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, at USW’s Legislative and Policy office, attracted nearly 30 council members representing U.S. Department of Energy sites and two nuclear facilities.

USW Nuclear Cleanup Sites Projected to Get Funding for 2020 Fiscal Year

The appropriations for the DOE sites are essential to keeping USW members working on environmental remediation, without fear of contractors laying them off for lack of government money.

Local 5613 Rallies for Fair Contract with ASARCO

The Oilworker: November 2019

Click to read a message from the NOBP Chair and gets links to the latest news from the industry.

Light Shed on Workplace Violence in Health Care at Rapid Response Conference

Health care members spoke on a panel discussion devoted to workplace violence at last week’s USW Rapid Response and Legislative Conference.

Dan Brouillette to Replace Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

Brouillette is well-versed with DOE operations and getting Congress to implement energy policy, having served as the agency’s assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental affairs, from 2001 through 2003.

Disrtict 13 Donations for Striking ASARCO members

Click here for information on how to donate to striking ASARCO members in District 13.

Hanford Cleanup Workers Vote on One-Year Contract Extension

The Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council—an umbrella group consisting of the USW and 13 metal trade unions—negotiated the extension to help provide a measure of security as the Department of Energy makes changes in 2020.

Tom Conway talks about a new pathway to power for workers on The Leslie Marshall Show

During his first appearance as USW president on The Leslie Marshall Show, Tom Conway talked about the irony of fighting for organizing rights in a country that touts itself for its freedoms.

USW campaign featured in report about union busting: The Double Standard at Work

Among the examples cited in a new report about union busting in the South is our campaign at an Alabama stainless steel facility. Click here for more.

Paramedics chronically underpaid and exposed to workplace violence

Across the country, the everyday violence directed towards EMTs has led to calls for improved working conditions and workplace violence legislation.

DowDuPont Council Unites to Resolve Problems Created by Corporate Split-off

DowDuPont split itself into three parts, but the DowDuPont North American Labor Council will stay together to support one another, show solidarity worldwide and grow the council through organizing.

It’s Time for Workers to Come First: Join Us Today for a National Day of Action

The PRO Act could get a vote in the U.S. House in the near future. Please help us build support by making a call to your Representative today.

USW Chemical Workers Forge New Ties at International Conference

Kent Holsing, Doug Watts, and USW International Affairs Director Ben Davis joined 230 delegates from 45 countries for the three-day conference at the headquarters of IndustriALL affiliate Petrol-İş Sendikası in Istanbul, Turkey.