Labor Struggles from the Steel City and Beyond

Steelworkers, US Steel Agree Reach Tentative Agreement on Three Year Contract On December 19 the United Steelworkers announced that it had reached a tentative agreement with US Steel for a new three-year agreement covering 18,000 workers, replacing the contract that had expired on September 1. The tentative agreement marked the culmination of a months-long bargaining […]

December 2015 Meeting Minutes

Call Meeting to Order (Patrick) (6:35 PM, Attendance: 28) Motion to skip general agenda and go to new business and good and welfare. Motion carries Special Guests: Locked out Steelworkers from ATI Negotiations began in May 2015 ATI present 145 items, they were outrageous demands Contract ended in June, a final offer was presented, it […]


December 2015 Labor Struggles from the Steel City and Beyond

As the holiday season approaches, locked out Steelworkers decorate Christmas trees on picket lines while workers at the Conflict Kitchen and the East End Food Co-op step up the fights for their first union contracts. A global commodity crisis has brought bargaining between the United Steelworkers and US Steel to a standstill leaving more than […]