USW Seeks Swift Action on Back Pay for Workers in U.S. Virgin Islands

Today we urge officials of the U.S. Virgin Islands to quickly hammer out a plan for paying back wages to government workers subjected to illegal pay cuts during a fiscal crisis a decade ago.

USW Applauds ITC’s Final Determination on PVLT Tires from Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam

The USW filed antidumping and countervailing duty petitions against the four countries on May 13, 2020. Seven representatives of the USW, including USW International President Tom Conway, testified in support of the petitions at an ITC hearing last month.

NLRB Issues Amended Complaint against Google Contractor HCL

This week’s amended complaint includes a request for an extraordinary remedy: an order to restore the work sent overseas. The complaint also includes a new allegation that HCL unlawfully froze wages in 2020.

NLRB to Prosecute New Complaint against Tecnocap; Appeals Court Upholds 2018 Illegal Lockout Determination

On Sept. 13, 2021, an administrative law judge will hear the NLRB’s case against Tecnocap for violations of federal labor law that include unilaterally slashing employee health benefits and requiring union members to work 12-hour shifts.

USW Members at Google Contractor HCL Meet with VP Harris Labor Secretary Walsh

USW, Mississippi Polymers Reach Return to Work Agreement, Extend Contract

As part of the deal, more than 100 members of USW Local 759L will return to work Monday, June 14.

USW Welcomes Made in America Waiver Guidance

Increased Transparency, Consistency Vital to Promoting Domestic Manufacturing.

USW: OSHA’s new emergency temporary standard a huge step for worker safety

Our nation’s essential workers kept America running through one of our darkest times. We applaud President Biden’s leadership on this issue and commend OSHA for finally taking real action to keep them safe.

USW Welcomes Results of Critical Supply Chain Reviews

The USW commends the Biden administration for directly tackling the problem of our nation’s long-neglected supply chains and identifying concrete steps to shore up crucial vulnerabilities.

USW Blasts Mississippi Polymers’ Decision to Lock Out Workers

On June 4, Mississippi Polymers refused to allow workers on the job after they voted down a proposal with unreasonable changes to their health insurance and reducing their job security.

USW stands with Trans youth, workers this Pride Month and beyond

As we work to protect and empower the next diverse generation of workers, it is up to each and every one of us to build a society in which we can all take pride.

USW Calls for, Wins Greater Accountability on ExxonMobil Lobbying

ExxonMobil shareholders approved a resolution introduced by the USW and seven co-filers calling for company to disclose which organizations it supports for lobbying efforts, a necessary step in providing greater worker safety and corporate accountability.

USW: Domestic Supply Chains Begin with Mining

USW Calls on Newsom Administration to Protect Oil Workers, Communities

The USW provided detailed recommendations to the administration of California Gov. Gavin Newsom in advance of its “Just Transition Roadmap,” urging it to include substantial protections for oil production workers and their communities.

USW: EPI Report Demonstrates Continuing Need for Aluminum Section 232 Measures

The USW welcomes the EPI’s thorough, new report detailing the impacts of Section 232 trade measures on the domestic aluminum industry.

Locked-Out Workers Rally at ExxonMobil during Annual Meeting

Today locked-out workers from the ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) oil refinery and blending and packaging plant in Beaumont demonstrated outside the company’s offices in Irving during its annual shareholders meeting, which took place virtually this morning.

USW Members Testify at ITC Hearing in Support of PVLT Tire Petition

Seven members of the USW, including USW International President Tom Conway, today testified at an International Trade Commission hearing, sounding the alarm over the harm dumped and illegally subsidized imports inflict on the domestic tire industry.

USW: US-EU Talks Must Strengthen Domestic Steel and Aluminum Production and Employment

Steel and aluminum are crucial products for our national and economic security and our critical infrastructure. We are hopeful about reaching a solution, but we are equally determined to avoid any approaches that undermine the strength of our industry.

USW Commends Biden Administration for USMCA Labor Rights Action

The USW welcomes the Biden administration’s action to protect labor rights in Mexico and specifically those of workers at the Silao GM plant.

USW Delivers More than 1,150 Petition Signatures Urging HCL to Bargain in Good Faith with Tech Workers at Google Contractor