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Last night, the U.S. House delivered a bipartisan vote to pass the Butch Lewis Act (H.R. 397), 264-169. This is a major step forward in our union’s multi-year effort to find a solution to the issues facing financially-distressed multiemployer pension plans. Cheers rang out from those watching in the House Gallery as the vote was announced. Impacted members and retirees from a number of unions, including our own, were part of the crowd. 

Here are both USW / US STEEL CORPORATION contract books in PDF format. One is for Production and Maintenance. The other is for Office & Technical employees (O&T). 

The history of the labor movement in western Pennsylvania is the history of organized labor all over America -- working people coming together, exerting their strength in numbers against tremendous wealth and power, demanding their seat at the table, and inspiring others to do the same.

I know that history -- and it’s one of the many reasons I’m proud to support unions and grateful for all they’ve done and all they do to make sure working people get the rights, fairness, and respect they deserve.

On 3/14/2019 USW as well as other local unions stood with Senator Hughes, Senator Lindsey Williams, Senator Jay Costa and other elected officials in

The Battle of Homestead Foundation (BHF) is a diverse organization of citizens, workers, educators and historians. It’s purpose is to preserve, interpret, and promote a people’s history focused on the significance of the dramatic labor conflict at Homestead, Pa. in 1892.