USW Praises House Action on Beryllium Protections

United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard today praised the U. S. House of Representatives and its Democratic leadership for passing an appropriations rider protecting workers in shipyards and construction from the ravages of beryllium.

Union Membership Authorizes Strike against Arconic

Today, our members of local unions representing Arconi workers have granted their negotiating committee the authority to implement a strike if necessary at three of the company’s facilities covered by a master agreement. Click here for more.

USW Members to Return to Work at Dow Chemical Plant in Deer Park

Company agrees to end lockout as contract negotiations continue.

USW Celebrates Pride Month and Recommits to Fighting for LGBTQ+ Community

Click here to read our Pride Month 2019 statement.

USW Members Authorize Strike against Alcoa

Our members of local unions representing more than 1,500 Alcoa workers have granted their negotiating committee the authority to implement a strike if necessary at facilities in Indiana, New York, Arkansas, Texas and Washington. More...

USW Announces Changes in Leadership

Our union today announced changes in its leadership as a result of a series of retirements, including USW International President Leo W. Gerard, Secretary-Treasurer Stan Johnson and Vice Presidents Carol Landry and Jon Geenen. More...

USW’s Anna Fendley Selected as IndustriALL North American Vice President

The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced that USW Associate Legislative Director Anna Fendley has been selected as Vice President for the North American region of the global labor union IndustriALL.

USW: Section 232 Agreement Will Advance North American Steel, Aluminum Production, Promote National Security

Click to read our statement after the United States, Canada and Mexico reached an agreement on lifting U.S. Section 232 sanctions on aluminum and steel imports into the United States and ending retaliatory action by Canada and Mexico.

With No Contract Resolution Imminent, USW and Arconic Agree to Extend Labor Agreements as Bargaining Continues

The union and company have agreed that USW members at Arconic will continue working under the terms and conditions of their existing agreements while bargaining continues.

USW Negotiations with Alcoa Stall Hours before Expiration: Members Should Report for All Scheduled Shifts

The USW and Alcoa have agreed that union members will continue working under the terms and conditions of their current contracts while negotiations proceed.

Judge Orders New Union Vote at Kumho Tire Plant in Georgia

Company Violated Workers’ Rights, Must Read Notice to Employees

USW: PLRB to Hold Hearing on Unfair Labor Practice Charges in Pitt Grad Election

The USW union said today that the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board will hold a hearing May 14 and 15 to address unfair labor practice charges and objections the union filed on behalf of graduate student employees at the University of Pittsburgh.

USW Urges Passage of Bill to Protect Workers’ Rights

Union Sends Letter Seeking House Support for ‘PRO Act’

Locked-Out ABI Workers Demonstrate at Alcoa Annual Meeting

USW Tells Shareholders: “Good Business Means Respecting Workers”

Hundreds of Locked-Out ABI Workers to Rally at Annual Alcoa Meeting

The USW today said that on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, about 200 locked-out workers from the ABI aluminum smelter in Bécancour, Quebec, will demonstrate outside Alcoa’s (NYSE: AA) annual shareholders meeting at the Hotel Fairmont Pittsburgh.

USW Welcomes Investments Announced for Mon Valley Works

Capital Expenditures by U.S. Steel Will Improve Air Quality, Secure Jobs

Global unions target safety at work in pulp, paper, graphical and packaging in a year of action

Workers in the pulp, paper, graphical and packaging sectors, are using this 2019 Workers Memorial Day to kick off a yearlong campaign around the three fundamental worker rights needed to make work safe.

USW Blasts Dow Chemical Co. for Locking Out Texas Workers

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today condemned Rohm and Haas Texas Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Co., after the company made the decision to lock out more than 200 workers at its plant in Deer Park, Texas.

Pitt Faculty Organizers Blast Administration Anti-Union Tactics, Plan to Appeal PLRB Decision on Recognition Hearing

USW Members Vote to Ratify New Harley-Davidson Contract

5-Year Agreement Covers 1,000 Steelworkers at Wisconsin Facilities