USW@Work: Volume 16, Issue 3


Page 4: The Union Way of Life, Ohio pipe mill illustrates need for major infrastructure bill

Besides securing those important contractual benefits, the USW has launched a plan of action – known as “We Supply America” – to enact a massive, nationwide federal infrastructure program that will provide a foundation of tens of thousands more good union jobs for decades to come.

Page 14: 'Nothing Can Stop Us,' USW Paperworkers Set Bargining, Saefty Agenda

USW paperworkers laid out an ambitious agenda for their bargaining and safety goals over the next two years at this summer’s USW’s Paper Sector Bargaining Conference.

Page 19: STUDY: COVID Hit Health Care Workers Hardest

A study of the first year of the spread of COVID-19 in the United States found that health care workers bore the brunt of the pandemic, with more than 3,600 succumbing to the disease and thousands more falling ill and dealing with lingering effects.

Page 21: ExxonMobil Locks Out 650 Workers

ExxonMobil locked out the USW work force at its third-largest U.S. refinery in Beaumont, Texas, in May, forcing more than 650 members of Local 13-243 onto the picket line. The unfair labor practice (ULP) lockout followed months of tense negotiations, beginning in January, in which the company demanded numerous major contract language changes that would dismantle members’ safety, security, and seniority.

Page 24: Trade Watch, a Big Win for Tire Workers

A yearlong campaign by USW members for relief from unfairly traded tire imports proved successful this summer when the International Trade Commission (ITC) issued final affirmative determinations on dumped and subsidized passenger vehicle and light truck (PVLT) tires from Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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