USW Participates in Global Campaign Launch, April 11 Day of Action, Calls on Kimberly-Clark to Consult Workers Before Restructuring

The United Steelworkers (USW) announced that they would participate in a global campaign launch today by standing with the Kimberly-Clark workers around the globe in a day of action coordinated by global union federations UNI and IndustriALL.

USW Plans Rally and March to Mark Two Years of Solidarity at Lucky Friday

The USW today said that on Sat., March 16, the union will sponsor a rally and march to commemorate two years of solidarity for the members of Local 5114 who went on strike against unfair labor practices at Hecla Mining Company’s Lucky Friday mine.

USW Disappointed in Voter Suppression at Pitt

The United Steelworkers (USW) and the Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC) are disappointed by the University of Pittsburgh’s actions and use of “union avoidance” firm Ballard Spahr leading up to the vote to be held later this spring.

USW President Emeritus Boyd Young Dies

Retired Activist Led PACE, Paperworkers Unions through Historic Mergers

USW: Bold Action Required in Fight for Women’s Equality

United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard and Vice President Carol Landry issued the following statement today in honor of International Women’s Day.

USW Members Call on Congress to Protect Multiemployer Pensions

Bill Would Create Low-Interest Loan Program to Bolster Retirement Funds

USW Applauds PLRB Ruling in Favor of Pitt Grad Union

The United Steelworkers applauded today’s ruling from the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board affirming University of Pittsburgh graduate student employees’ right to join a union.

Union at Par Hawaii Refining Rejects Company’s Offer, Citing Par’s Refusal to Commit to Benefit Stability & Security

The United Steelworkers members employed by Par Hawaii Refining, LLC (PHR), in Kapolei, a subsidiary of Houston based Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PARR), overwhelmingly rejected the Company’s contract proposal.

USW: Mexican Steelmaker Violating Workers’ Rights

Our union today condemned labor rights violations by Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de México, S.A. (AHMSA), a major exporter of steel to the U.S. market. Click here for more.

USW Welcomes U.S. Steel Plan to Restart EAF Construction

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today welcomed the announcement from U.S. Steel that it would restart construction of an electric arc furnace (EAF) at its facility in Fairfield, Ala. Click here for more.

USW Petitions President Trump to Use SOTU to Honor Trade Promises

International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement in advance of President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address.

USW: Black History Month Calls for Reflection and Action

USW Reaches Tentative Agreement with Shell Oil Company to Set Contract Pattern for Oil Sector

We've reached a tentative agreement with Shell Oil Co. to set contract patter for oil sector. Click here for more.

University of Pittsburgh Faculty File for Union Election

Faculty at the University of Pittsburgh on Friday filed for a union election with the state labor board. They are seeking a collective bargaining agreement that would cover approximately 3,500 full- and part-time faculty across Pitt’s five campuses.

USW: Labor Must Commit to Reclaiming Dr. King’s Dream of Dignity

This statement was issued today by Fred Redmond, United Steelworkers (USW) Vice President for Human Affairs, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Steelworkers Mourn Former Iron Range State Rep. Tom Rukavina

The United Steelworkers (USW) today expressed its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Tom Rukavina, who represented working families from the Iron Range with passion and conviction in the state legislature for 26 years. More...

USW Members Overwhelmingly Ratify New National Grid Contract

Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union voted overwhelmingly on Monday, Jan. 7, to ratify a new six-year agreement with National Grid, ending a nearly seven-month lockout imposed by the utility company last June. More...