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United Steelworkers Union

On Labor Day: The Tale Of Generational Struggle For Middle Class Wages

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.01.2014 | Black Voices
Leo W. Gerard

Because of the injustice he saw inflicted on his grandparents, Fred Redmond has sought to ensure through collective bargaining that workers receive fair compensation for their labor and that every worker gain entrance to the middle class.

Union To Oil Giant: 'Treat Us Equally'

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

* USW says Exxon has failed to offer key safety provision * Talks for a new contract to continue till mid-June HOUSTON, ...

Lila Shapiro

'They Aren't Slaves, Right?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- In a city obsessed with automobiles and known for its horrendous traffic, a crucial group of laborers have historically been underpaid,...

United Steelworkers Union Warns Strike More Likely

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

* Strike could begin as early as Wednesday * Contract talks continuing through weekend (Adds details, background, byline...

On the Road: Pittsburgh Steelworkers On Strike

Laura J. Mansfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura J. Mansfield

In Pittsburgh, Steelworkers Local 5032 has been on strike for seven weeks. They want a pension plan and health care and fair trade. The economy worked better, they say, under Bill Clinton.