USW@Work: Volume 15, Issue 3


Page 4: A Century of Paper
In 1920, union workers began making paper at a mill along the banks of the Escanaba River in northern Michigan. A century later, the union maintains an unbreakable link that bonds the workers with their community.

Page 8: Virus Shines Light on Need for Unions
The coronavirus pandemic has shed new light on an array of systemic problems within the U.S. economy, but perhaps none more than the need for all workers – particularly those considered “essential” – to have a voice on the job.

Page 14: Members Take Lead on Election
Rank-and-file members and retirees from across the United States attended town hall meetings and answered surveys throughout the winter and spring as part of the USW’s “Your Union, Your Voice” campaign.

Page 28: Victory at Ravenswood
A U.S. District Court judge in June blocked an effort by Constellium Rolled Products Ravenswood to overturn an arbitrator’s ruling that prevented the company from making unilateral changes to health care benefits for its retirees. In his ruling, Judge Thomas E. Johnston rejected the West Virginia aluminum company’s argument that it had the right to modify health and prescription drug coverage for retired workers.

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