United Steelworkers

FOCUS: Rallying Democratic Voting Groups, Working with Unions

To maximize our vote, we need to push for high turnout among those groups which are traditional Democratic allies. Here are some suggestions:<p>From …

Voting

Opinion: State Rep Candidate Supports National Grid Workers

In a letter to the editor, Wilmington Selectman Michael McCoy calls National Grid contract workers "a bunch of gypsies."<p>WILMINGTON, MA -- <i>The</i> …

Electrical Grid

BRIEF-United Steelworkers Says Members Of USW Local 1944 At Shaw Cable In Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, & Langley Have Voted In Favour Of Strike Action

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Western Canada

Hundreds march in Boston over dispute between locked-out workers, National Grid

Hundreds of gas workers gathered in Boston Wednesday afternoon to march to Beacon Hill as thousands remain off the job for almost a month.<p>Boston …

Electrical Grid

USW: Striking Miners Will Rally Friday at Hecla Headquarters

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that on Friday, July 20, 2018, the union will sponsor a …

Labor Movement

Trump tariffs produce winners, losers, and worriers in Ohio

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Jack Schron, Jr., president of Jergens, Inc. in Cleveland, received an email from a concerned employee. It was in June shortly …

Tariffs

Pittsburgh Glass Works plant to cease production in mid-August

Updated 21 minutes ago<p>Pittsburgh Glass Works will officially stop production at its automotive glass plant Aug. 17, ceasing glassmaking at the …

Pittsburgh

What’s the Biggest Threat to American Democracy?

We sure hear a lot today about external threats to our democracy, whether it’s Russia’s election “meddling” or North Korea’s nuclear expansion. But a …

Liberal View

Locked out National Grid workers grapple with loss of income, health insurance

As the lockout at National Grid stretches into its third week, 1,250 out-of-work gas employees around the state are grappling with the loss of income …

Health Care

Steelworkers Win First Contract Victory at Power Precast Solutions

<i>Employees gain wage increases, better control over working conditions</i><p>OTTAWA, July 9, 2018 /CNW/ - United Steelworkers (USW) Ontario Director Marty Warren has announced that new members of the union at an Ottawa-area manufacturing plant have approved their first-ever contract that guarantees …

Canada

The Steelworkers Argument For Tariffs

Michel Martin speaks to Holly Hart of the United Steel Workers Union about its support of the administration's tariffs.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Now we'll hear from one of the groups that supports the tariffs. We're joined now by Holly Hart. She's legislative director and assistant to the …

Economy

Mother Secretly Records 'Teacher of the Year' Allegedly Verbally Abusing Her Five-Year-Old Son

"No 5-year-old should be able to go through that. That affected my family, affected him,"

Conservative View

Haynes International and United Steelworkers Local 2958 reach tentative agreement

Haynes International (NASDAQ:HAYN) reached a tentative five-year agreement with the leadership of the United Steelworkers Local 2958 (USW).<p>The …

Business

The week in business

UTILITIES<p>Gas workers locked out by National Grid<p>More than 1,200 gas workers were locked out by National Grid Monday after months of failed contract …

Health Care

National Grid: Unions rejected 'fair and balanced' offer

National Grid employees from United Steel Workers USW12012-04 Unioun block the gate on school street. (The Sun / Chris Tierney)<p>BOSTON -- About 1,100 …

Massachusetts

Pittsburgh Glass Works in East Deer delays shutdown

East Deer’s Pittsburgh Glass Works has postponed the closure of its Creighton plant for a month, angering some workers who are making plans for …

Pittsburgh

National Grid locks out gas workers

More than 1,200 gas workers have been locked out by National Grid after months of failed contract negotiations.<p>The dispute came to a head early …

Electrical Grid

Gas workers off the job after contract talks stall

The union representing natural gas workers for National Grid says the company has locked out more than 1,000 employees in dozens of Massachusetts …

Business

1,100 National Grid workers locked out of work after contract expires

Hundreds of union workers say National Grid locked them out Monday after contract negotiations broke down.

Electrical Grid

Writers Guild blasts Trump for slamming union leader over Carrier deal

The Writers Guild of America, West has issued a statement criticizing Donald Trump for lashing out at a union leader who called the president-elect’s …

Donald Trump

Scrapped

<b>Get our daily newsletter</b><p>Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor's Picks.<p>GEORGE BUSH'S decision last year to slap illegal tariffs on …

Economy

Massachusetts Gas Workers Vote to Authorize National Grid Strike

USW Locals 12003 and 12012 vote to strike over concerns about safety risks, increased usage of contractors, and cuts to wages and benefits<p>Gas workers …

Electrical Grid

Steelers will announce new Hall of Honor class on July 28

The Pittsburgh Steelers will announce their 2018 Hall of Honor Class on July 28 at Saint Vincent College, the team confirmed on Wednesday.<p>Having enshrined an inaugural class of 27 names last year, the Steelers are expected to add far fewer players this time around. The final decision will come down …

VEON

SHYFT Analytics to be acquird by New York company

TECHNOLOGY<p>SHYFT Analytics<br>to be acquired by New York company<p>Waltham-based SHYFT Analytics has reached an agreement to be acquired by Medidata, a New …

Electrical Grid

Steelworkers Leader Gets 13 Months in Prison for Embezzlement

A former executive of the United Steelworkers union in Wisconsin will serve 13 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to embezzling nearly …

Law

Steelers Hall of Honor Class of 2018 announcement and the second annual Steelers Charity Walk to highlight July 28

The Steelers announced today the team’s Hall of Honor Class of 2018 will be unveiled at an event at Saint Vincent College at 10 a.m. on Saturday, …

NFL

Hillary Clinton to receive honorary degree from Trinity

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be awarded with an honorary degree at Trinity College Dublin on June 22.<p>Ahead of the …

Hillary Clinton

Letters: Tariffs against Canada hurt Louisiana

Canada is the United States’ most steadfast ally. From Normandy to Korea to Afghanistan, we have fought and died together. For 60 years, Canadian …

Tariffs

Chicago labor icon Edward Sadlowski dead at 79

Chicago labor icon Edward Sadlowski died Sunday, his daughter said. He was 79.<p>The former United Steel Workers of America leader fought to bring …

Obituaries

United Steelworkers: Metals tariffs are crucial to national security

President Trump's tariffs are not a simple job-preservation measure: Opposing view<p>The Trump administration’s steel tariffs are intended to staunch the flow of rust from closed American steel mills. The aluminum tariffs are designed to halt the rapid shuttering of American aluminum smelters.<p>Tens of …

Business