Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. The USW Local 897 would like to say Thank you to all the Veterans who have sacrificed, served and protected our country.

The cost of healthcare in the U.S. is skyrocketing and we need to find healthcare savings strategy.  Here is one great way to start. 

The Niagara Orleans Labor Council unveiled its Eagle Monument on Saturday during its annual memorial service for all those who have died on the job.

Mother's Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world, and Mother's Day 2019 occurs on Sunday, May 12, in the United States. While dates and celebrations vary, Mother's Day traditionally involves presenting moms with flowers, cards and other gifts. 

The USW Local 897 would like to say thanks to the most important women of them all-- our mothers.   

National Teacher Appreciation Day, also known as National Teacher Day, is observed on the Tuesday of the first full week in May.

Rachael Kurek and Chris Damian are both winners of the May Union meeting $25 Tim Hortons gift card giveaway. Come join us at the June 2nd meeting for your chance to win.


Members came out in full force during our 1st meeting at the new location in the Holiday Inn 83 Anderson Rd, Cheektowaga.  All members are welcome to join us.  

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 Worldwide.