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USW Local 675 Receives the Karen Silkwood Award

USW Local 675 along with the CLEAN Carwash Campaign were presented with the Karen Silkwood Award. The award is given to local unions for union building and solidarity through health, safety and environment. It is named for our union sister who died under mysterious circumstances while she was on her way to deliver papers exposing serious safety problems at […]

USW Local 675 Annual Children’s Christmas Party

On Saturday December 14, 2013 we will be having our annual Children’s Christmas Party. There will be gifts for the kids, pictures with santa, and free food/beverages. Bring your family for a great time, see you all at the hall! When: Saturday December 14, 2013 Time: 11:00AM-2:00PM Where: Carson Hall 1200 E. 220th St. Carson, […]

American Workers: From Bounty to Bleakness

By: Leo W Gerard Via: Huffington Post At the first Thanksgiving, there was no expression of the sentiment: “I built this feast by myself.” Native Americans sat side by side with pilgrims — religious leader by huntsman, chief by planter. They shared the bounty they’d all worked to create. This Thanksgiving will be very different for […]

Court: USW Carey Salt Strikers Must be Re-hired with Back Pay

Decision Upholds NLRB Ruling That Company Broke Labor Law Contact: J.M. “Mickey” Breaux, (832) 556-0370, COTE BLANCHE, LA. (November 21) — A federal appeals court today substantially upheld a 2012 ruling that Carey Salt violated federal labor law numerous times during its negotiations with United Steelworkers (USW) Local 14425 at the company’s mine in […]

GOPers Know Best – NOT

By: Leo W. Gerard Via: The Huffington Post Typically, the GOP styles itself as the all-knowing party, the party so God-like that it has the right to control how individual citizens live their lives. GOPers believe, for example, that low-income cancer victims don’t need to live at all, so Republicans in 25 states refused the Medicaid expansion […]

New Issue of The Oilworker Available Now

The November issue features a full report on the 2013 National Oil Bargaining Conference.

Santa Fe Rubber

Our brothers and sisters at Santa Fe Rubber are still going through contract negotiations. Let us stay in solidarity with them and continue supporting them as they negotiate a fair contract. We will continue updating their situation until we get them the fair contract they deserve. In Solidarity.