CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (July 18) – United Steelworkers (USW) District 4 Director Del Vitale, who took office on July 15, today named staff representative David M. Wasiura as the new assistant to the director.

Before becoming director on July 15, Vitale served as assistant to his predecessor, John Shinn, who this week left that post to become the union’s new International Secretary-Treasurer.

Independence Day (the Fourth of July) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776.

Jason Slocum and Brandon Kimmel are both winners of the June Union meeting $25 Tim Hortons gift card giveaway. Come join us at the July 14th meeting and you will receive a USW cooler (pictured below) just for showing up and supporting your Union.                                    

Cradle Beach serves the needs of children with disabilities and those who come from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them reach their full potential.

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.