About Us

We are LOCAL 15320 located in SouthWest Wyoming. We operate a Trona mine and operate a process plant producing Soda Ash in the worlds largest soda ash deposit. We take pride in doing this safely and efficiently.

We are the United Steelworkers, North America’s largest industrial union. We’re 1.2 million members and retirees strong in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. We proudly represent men and women who work in nearly every industry there is. Our members are leaders in your communities, in your work places, in our governments and more. We have a presence in the United Kingdom, Ireland, England, Scotland, Mexico and many other places around the world.

We believe in better. We stand up and fight back for better. We work for working families around the world.

USW Founding Principles

The work of Steelworkers Organizing Committee begin in 1942 with a set of founding principles - values that still guide us today:

    1. To unite in one organization, regardless of creed, color or nationality, all workmen and working women eligible for membership.
    2. To increase the wages, and improve the conditions of employment of our members by legislation, joint agreements or other legitimate means.
    3. To strive for a minimum wage scale for all members of our organization.
    4. To provide for the education of our children by lawfully prohibiting their employment until they have reached eighteen years of age
    5. To secure equitable statutory old-age pension, workman’s compensation and unemployment insurance laws.
    6. To enforce existing just laws and to secure the repeal of those which are unjust.
    7. To secure by legislative enactment, laws protecting the limbs, lives and health of our members; (laws) establishing our right to   organize; (laws) preventing the employment of privately armed guards during labor disputes and such other legislation as will be beneficial.