USW Joins Global Union’s Call for Action on China Trade Abuses

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today joined representatives of 17 other steel-producing unions from 10 countries in supporting a declaration calling on their governments to take action against “industrial destruction” ... more

NLRB to Prosecute Asarco for Unfair Labor Practices

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that Region 28 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a Consolidated Complaint against Asarco, LLC, alleging that the company has committed multiple unfair labor practices ... more

USW Members Vote to Ratify Contract with National Gypsum

Members of USW Local 13-0074, located in Rotan, TX, reached a labor agreement with National Gypsum. The members voted overwhelmingly to accept the agreement after months of negotiating with the company.

United Steelworkers Respond to ATI’s Third Quarter Earnings Call

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) conducted its third quarter earnings conference call with its investors and analysts on Oct. 20. ATI unlawfully locked out 2,200 skilled and dedicated employees represented by the USW ... more

USW Fights for Bulk of Claims in RG Steel Bankruptcy Settlement

A federal judge has approved a structured settlement of claims in RG Steel’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case that gives USW-related entities about 70 percent of the $17.4 million total to be distributed to creditors.

USW Pres. Gerard Statement on TPP Coming to Closure

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), issued the following statement as negotiations on the 12-nation Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)are coming to closure.

Industry and Union Join Together in Calling on U.S. Government to Extend Existing Duties on Coated Freesheet Paper Imports from China and Indonesia

erso Corporation, Sappi North America and Appleton Coated LLC, together with the United Steelworkers (USW), today called for an extension of duties on imports of coated paper from China and Indonesia that were previously determined to have threatened ...

USW Members Vote to Ratify Their First Contract with Aleris

For the first time since overwhelmingly voting to form a union late last year, the United Steelworkers reached a labor agreement with Aleris Rolled Products located in Buckhannon, WV.

USW Comments on Proposed Alcoa Split

The United Steelworkers (USW) today commented on the announcement by Alcoa that it will separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies: an upstream company and a value-add company.

USW Joins Senator Brown’s Call to Repeal the Excise Tax on High Cost Health Plans

The United Steelworkers (USW) today thanked Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) for introducing a bill to repeal the excise tax on high cost health plans. Although it is nicknamed the “Cadillac tax,” ... more

Bargaining with ArcelorMittal to Resume Next Week

Membership information and update meetings over the last ten days were very well-attended, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive.

USW, Point Park University Announce Tentative Contract for Adjunct Faculty

The United Steelworkers (USW) and Point Park University today jointly announced they have reached tentative agreement on a first contract for more than 300 part-time instructors after nearly 10 months of negotiations that began in December.

Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban Would Threaten America’s Energy Security and Refinery Jobs

The United Steelworkers Union (USW) joins the majority of Americans who do not want Congress to lift the crude oil export ban and jeopardize America’s energy security, affordable gasoline prices and booming refining sector. Click here to read more.

USW to Congress: Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban Would Threaten America’s Energy Security and Refinery Jobs

More than 100,000 letters nationwide tell Congress not to raise gas prices by lifting ban

USW Once Again Calls on ATI to End Lockout and Return to Bargaining

The United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President Tom Conway released the following statement today following a meeting with representatives of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI).

USW Endorses Angie Craig for Minnesota’s Second Congressional District

The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced their endorsement of Angie Craig of the Democratic Farm Labor Party for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District.

USW Members, Supporters to Rally for Fair Contracts in Steel Industry

Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, retirees and supporters from across Western Pennsylvania will hold a rally and march on Tuesday, Sept. 1, in downtown Pittsburgh, calling for fair contract settlements ... more

USW Files Complaint Against ATI’s Allegheny Ludlum Unit Over Benefit Termination

The USW today filed a complaint in federal court against Allegheny Ludlum LLC over its announced decision to terminate insurance benefits for 95 office and technical (O&T) employees before their intended expiration date.

ATI Steelworkers Receive Global Union Support

Trade Union activists from across the United States, Canada and Sweden today energized locked out Steelworkers at seven ATI locations across Western Pennsylvania.

Thousands of Steelworkers to Rally at ArcelorMittal for Fair Contracts

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that thousands of union members, retirees and supporters will rally at ArcelorMittal’s corporate headquarters in Burns Harbor as part of a steel industry-wide day of action for fair contracts at 3:30 p.m. ... more