The Oilworker: May, 2020
Click the link to read a message from the NOBP Chair.
USW Assistant Director of the Health, Safety and Environment Department Steve Sallman appeared on the Leslie Marshall show last week to discuss Workers Memorial Day and the Trump administration’s responsibility to workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A few weeks ago, USW members at American Roots were laid off as the USA-based apparel maker lost 80 percent of its business. Today, they're hiring as they work nonstop to make masks and PPE to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Click for more.
Click here to find out how you can engage with the cast of the new Netflix movie "Mine 9" and join our new Labor Flix series.
Across the United States and Canada, USW members continue supporting health care workers by ensuring they are fueled and protected in their fight against Covid-19.
Last month, a coalition of unions OSHA to issue an enforceable emergency standard to better protect front-line health care workers. Now, a bill is working its way through Congress to turn that call into a law.
Workers Uniting salutes the great sacrifice and selfless dedication of all our health and care workers. Click to read more...
A global pandemic is preventing us from getting together in person, but we will still honor our fallen siblings Tuesday, April 28, with an online ceremony. More...
While most workers in both the United States and Canada have been forced to stay home amidst the coronavirus pandemic, many, including quite a few USW members, have continued working as essential workers.
Congress has offered some relief to folks with the last trio of bills they passed, but we know that much was missing and more is needed. Click to read what we are asking Congress to do next.
For the past 13 years, Steelworkers gathered in Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico, with members of Los Mineros to commemorate Mineros who were killed during a strike. COVID-19 stopped travel this year, but not our solidarity. More...
In these challenging times, it's more important than ever to be together. Click here to learn how to submit your video for our Solidarity Forever Virtual Sing-Along!
As health care workers struggle to obtain enough Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to combat the coronavirus, Steelworkers and employers keep answering the call to assist with donations.
We signed on to this letter demanding that the CDC change its guidelines that endanger essential workers. Click for more.
Click here for info on how our union is working with employers in Minnesota to get critically needed PPE to our frontline workers during this pandemic.
Our union in Minnesota teamed up with a local volunteer fire department to help Ellie Hines have an awesome 8th birthday, despite being quarantined because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for the uplifting video.
Steelworker locals and activists continue to showcase their solidarity with health care workers in their fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
States must protect public health and fill in the gaps in the federal law on ensuring that all employees have access to coronavirus-related paid sick days.
Click here to view a webinar presented by our Education and Membership Development Department on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.