USW Marks 16th Anniversary of Pasta de Conchos Mine Disaster

The USW joins with the workers’ families and with the National Union of Mine, Metal, Steel and Related Workers, led by Sen. Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, in honoring their lives and demanding justice and accountability from Grupo Mexico.

USW Members Strike against Sherwin-Williams

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that 55 members of Local 14919 began an unfair labor practice strike against Sherwin-Williams on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at the company’s facility in Bedford Heights, Ohio. More...

USW Supports Section 232 Deal with Japan

Our response to the announcement that the United States and Japan have reached an arrangement on Section 232 relief measures.

USW, Trade Union Group File Brief Supporting Continued Use of Pipeline

The USW joined North America's Building Trades Unions in filing an amicus brief in support of energy supplier Enbridge Inc.’s legal effort to ensure continued operation of company’s Line 5 pipeline while a new tunnel is constructed.

USW Welcomes Findings from White House Worker Empowerment Task Force

Our statement from International President Tom Conway after the White House interagency Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment issued its finding.

USW International Vice President Fred Redmond Announces Retirement

Our International Vice President Fredrick D. Redmond today announced that he will retire from the union on March 31, 2022. Redmond will continue to serve as secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO alongside federation President Liz Shuler. More...

USW Welcomes Affiliation with United Football Players’ Association

Together the USW and UFPA will fight to represent professional athletes in the United States Football League, XFL and other potential leagues who are not covered by contracts like those in the NFL Players’ Association.

USW Marks Black History Month, Calls for Collective Action to Protect Democracy

As the continuing battle over voting rights makes clear, there are legislators at all levels of our government who wish to suppress certain voices in pursuit of their own agendas.

USW Rejects Marathon’s Most Recent Proposal, Offers 24-Hour Rolling Extensions of Current Oil Agreements

The USW has been in talks with Marathon, which represents industry as its lead negotiator, since Jan. 13. The current national agreement expired at midnight on Feb. 1.

USW: Bridge Collapse Underscores Need for Infrastructure Investment

As President Biden prepares to visit Pittsburgh today, this tragedy underscores how urgent it is that we start quickly making the improvements that will come with his $1.2 trillion infrastructure law.

County Workers at Kane Community Living Centers Vote to Join USW

The bargaining unit will consist of Certified Nurse Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses, recreation aides, dietary and housekeeping workers, and material handlers at the Allegheny County-run assisted living and senior facilities.

USW commemorates Dr. King by demanding voting rights legislation

Click here for our MLK Day statement.

USW Applauds Talon Metals’ Nickel Supply Agreement

This agreement represents an important step forward for the Tamarack mining project, providing the security and stability of a long-term customer.

Carnegie Library Workers Ratify First Labor Agreement

The Teamsters and SEIU currently represent the Carnegie Library’s drivers and environmental service workers. This new agreement covers all remaining eligible staff who are among a growing number of USW-represented professional workers in Allegheny County.