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2012-11-09 12:21:48

CALGARY, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) and the United Steel Workers (USW), Local 1976, representing approximately 800 clerical and intermodal workers, today announced that a five-year contract has been ratified with 87% of the membership voting in favour of the contract terms. The new collective agreement begins in January 2013 and allows for wage increases of 3% in each of the next five years.  It also reflects changes that help ensure the CP...

2012-10-28 15:20:11

King stands up for workers, good jobs, education, retirement security BANGOR, Maine, Oct. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maine Labor Council of the United Steelworkers (USW) District 4, today announced endorsement support of former governor Angus King as an Independent who is the front running candidate for the U.S. Senate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) The USW endorsement could be a deciding factor in the contest, coming 10 days before...

2012-10-19 15:23:01

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that workers ratified an agreement this week to integrate about 1,400 workers at 18 former Temple-Inland box plants into the union's master economic agreement with International Paper (IP), with 90% of the ballots cast in favor of the contract. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Overall, the union represents about 4,000 workers at 61 IP box plants, along with some 6,000...

2012-10-19 11:22:15

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) union is joining forces with civil rights organizations to erect billboards in Ohio and Wisconsin in an effort to counteract an anonymous campaign to intimidate voters and suppress turnout. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO The billboards, paid for by the Election Protection Coalition, will tell voters to "Stand Up and Have Your Say - VOTE" and "When We Vote, We Are All Equal."...

2012-10-19 07:20:27

FREEPORT, Ill., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President Fred Redmond, District 7 Director Jim Robinson, Local 745L President Dale Sandell and rank-and-file members from around the region on Friday will gather in Freeport, Illinois, to show solidarity with Sensata Technologies workers whose jobs are moving to China because of Mitt Romney's Bain Capital. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The Steelworkers...

2012-10-17 15:20:27

USW drivers at five taxi units under Frias Co. owner reject seniority proposal LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 1,800 union cab drivers employed by the Frias Co., announced today they have rejected a contract proposal by 99.5 percent of a ballot vote held on Tuesday, providing strike authorization for the Local 711-A negotiating committee of the United Steelworkers (USW) that escalates talks for a labor agreement. (Logo:...

2012-10-02 06:20:09

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Fiat SpA (OTC:FIATY), Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:LGF) and Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO)...

2012-09-28 10:22:32

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract with U.S. Steel covering more than 16,000 workers at its U.S. facilities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The union and the steelmaker reached a tentative agreement shortly before the previous contract expired on Sept. 1, and voting was conducted by mail ballot over the past three weeks. Members ratified the contract by a...

2012-09-28 06:21:08

LIMA, Ohio, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union has made the strategic decision to end its current unfair labor practice strike against Husky Energy and has made an unconditional offer to return to work at the refinery, effective immediately. The union is now waiting for the company's response. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The union remains available and ready to continue negotiations with the...

2012-09-27 06:29:48

Community, Labor, Industry Effort for Buyers Advocated SNOWFLAKE, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) Local 2688 'Union Committee to Re-open Snowflake Paper' issued a statement today over the Oct. 5 shutdown, urging Catalyst Paper Co. to cooperate with its workers in seeking a buyer for the facility. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) USW Local 2688 President Mike Popovich, representing the 200 production workers...