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2014-10-28 12:23:32

Experienced union employees remain locked out by company METROPOLIS, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) union is calling for an investigation after photos and videos taken Sunday evening showed suspected hazardous gas escaping the Honeywell uranium conversion facility in Metropolis, Ill. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The suspected release of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) comes nearly three months after Honeywell...

2014-10-27 16:23:37

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard, issued the following statement today upon release by the White House of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) report. Gerard was appointed by President Obama to a steering committee known as "AMP 2.0" launched to revitalize American manufacturing and create jobs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "The AMP Steering Committee 2.0 report...

2014-10-27 12:27:45

MEDIA ADVISORY LOUISVILLE, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard, USW members and other labor advocates will rally in support of senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes and others. The rally will also underscore the labor movement's coordinated GOTV effort in Kentucky. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO WHO: Alison Lundergan Grimes, Candidate for U.S. SenateLeo W. Gerard, USW...

2014-10-23 16:22:36

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) union has joined a petition calling on the U.S. Commerce Department (DOC) and International Trade Commission (ITC) to impose antidumping and countervailing duties on welded API line pipe imports from South Korea and Turkey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The union, along with steelmakers American Cast Iron Pipe Co., Energex, Maverick Tube Corp., Northwest Pipe Co., Stupp...

2014-10-23 12:23:27

A previous version of this press release referenced an incorrect date in regards to the term of the collective agreement. The collective agreement runs through March 31, 2017. HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - U. S. Steel Canada, Inc., announced today that its employees represented by United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1005 have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement that will extend through until March 31, 2017. The agreement covers approximately 600 employees at the...

2014-10-23 08:27:09

HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - U. S. Steel Canada, Inc., announced today that its employees represented by United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1005 have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement that will extend through until March 31, 2015. The agreement covers approximately 600 employees at the Company's Hamilton Works facility. "The ratification of a new collective bargaining agreement covering represented employees at Hamilton Works sends a positive signal to...

2014-09-25 20:21:04

Locked out Local 7-669 leaders demonstrate at company's Washington offices WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 7-669 were on the streets of the nation's capital to give voice to their issues in the lockout of 150 union workers at Honeywell Corp. by demonstrating at the company's offices and lobbying firms of Akin Gump, OB C Group, McBee Strategic, and Duberstein Group....

2014-09-11 16:21:59

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today welcomed the news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corp of Engineers will approve mine expansion at USS Minnesota Ore Operations, Minntac. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The final permit will allow Minntac to expand mine capacity as well as adding an additional 16 years of mine life. This taconite plant currently produces 15 million tons of...

2014-09-10 16:22:10

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today in regards to the U.S. Department of Commerce final investigation determination on dumped steel concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) from Mexico and Turkey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "Yesterday's final determination on dumped rebar is a mixed blessing at best. The Department of Commerce (DOC) made...

2014-09-03 08:22:54

OTTAWA, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - What the seafaring industry fears the most may become a reality. The Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) will have severe negative impact on Canadian Seafarers and the Canadian Marine Industry as a whole by opening domestic trade to foreign carriers, doing away with our Cabotage Laws. This is the most serious threat that we have ever faced in our industry. What: Press Conference to expose the lack of...


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