UNITE HERE New England Union Locals Endorse Bernie Sanders: He “Resonates With Our Members”
UNITE HERE's New England Joint Board (NEJB) endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for president on January 22 after the union’s executive board voted unanimously to “[answer] Bernie’s call for a political revolution.”
Failure to decisively support steel leaves the industry on the verge of ‘wipe out’ warns Unite
The UK government’s failure to act swiftly and decisively to support the UK steel industry is leaving it on the verge of wipe out warned Britain’s largest union, Unite as it urged Tata Steel to guarantee that there will be no compulsory ... more
Unite response to the launch of Labour’s defence review
Responding to today’s (Friday 15 January) launch of the Labour party’s defence review, Len McCluskey, general secretary of Britain’s largest union, Unite said: “Unite welcomes the clarification of the defence review timetable and remit as set ... more
Brave new digital world
Phrases such as ‘Industry 4.0′, ‘Big Data’ and ‘The Internet Of Things’ are becoming common currency as the predictions of a new digital world and a new world of work in the global economy develop at a rapid rate.
Save our Steel
Short video on Save Our Steel - "You did it for the banks now do it for steel"
Dirty Toys Made in China
Some 1,800 Chinese workers in the Dongguang Zhenyang Wanju factory in Guangdong produce toys for Disney, Mattel, Hasbro and other international brands, under harsh conditions, stripped of their rights, their voice and basic justice.
Workers Uniting Gives Support to Locked-Out ATI Workers in Pennsylvania
Members of the biggest labor union in Great Britain and Ireland, UNITE, took time from their from a conference they were attending in Pittsburgh to show support for the steelworkers who have been locked-out from their jobs ... more
British labor organizers hit picket lines with locked-out ATI workers
Locked-out steelworkers at the Allegheny Technologies Inc. plant in Harrison learned firsthand Tuesday about labor struggles in Great Britain.
Shell Oil Workers Form Global Coalition
USW members have joined dozens of oil workers from around the world to form a global network to address concerns about working conditions at Royal Dutch Shell.
‘The heavens reflect our labours’
People lined Scunthorpe’s streets in solidarity yesterday, as hundreds of protesters marched through the town demonstrating against mass redundancies at a Tata Steel plant.
USW Applauds Trade Duties Kept on China Steel Plate Imports
The United Steelworkers (USW) confirmed a unanimous vote by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to sustain anti-dumping duties on steel plate imports from China that are protecting thousands of American union ... more
Global Union Coalition Opposes Plans for EU to Grant Market Economy Status to China
Workers Uniting, a partnership between the United Steelworkers (USW) and Unite the Union of Great Britain and Ireland, has announced its strong opposition to any move by the European Union (EU) to grant ... more
Workers Uniting statement on breakthrough in Colombian peace talks
Workers Uniting, the 2 million member global union formed by UNITE the union and the United Steelworkers (USW), congratulates all parties in the Colombia peace process for the efforts that led to the historic handshake ... more
2nd Workers Uniting Program Brings Together Youth from Around World
Click here to read about the second Workers Uniting Youth Exchange program.
If not now, when?
As talks between steel giant Tata and unions broke down over changes to members’ pensions scheme, Tata electrician Charlotte Upton, 25, spoke to UniteLive about the upcoming industrial action ballot ... more
USW Building International Solidarity
USW members and leaders are meeting with allies in Europe this week, building solidarity with other global unions as the USW’s oil industry unfair labor practice (ULP) strike enters its second week.
Workers Uniting condemns EU-Canada trade agreement
Steelworkers, Unite join to reject anti-democratic, anti-worker proposals
Workers Uniting Statement on Turkish Mine Collapse
Trans-Atlantic Labor Union Calls for Higher Labor Standards in US-European Union Trade Agreement
Workers Uniting, a three million member trans-Atlantic labor union, today issued a call to European Union and U.S. trade negotiators to strengthen social and labor protections in the proposed Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Global Campaign Against Crown Holdings - Take-Backs No More
What if your boss told you you're the most productive, and then tried to freeze your pay?
United Steelworkers Health Safety and Environment Conference 2013
USW/CWA/Tony Mazzocchi Center Health and Safety Conference in Pittsburgh.
Global Unions Back Toronto Workers' Fightback Against Crown
Unite, Britain's biggest union, is backing Canadian members of the United Steelworkers (USW) who are on strike at Crown Holdings, a US owned multinational company.
Crown Holdings Forces Toronto Employees on Strike
Today the United Steelworkers (USW) escalated its campaign against Crown Holdings by sending letters to Crown's CEO and Board of Directors demanding they take action to end a three-week strike at a beverage and food can manufacturing plant in Toronto.
Support the Struggle at King & Fowler
Workers Uniting is calling on members of Unite and the United Steelworkers to support Unite members on strike at King & Fowler.
Workers Uniting Higher Education Exchange August 2013
Workers Uniting Condemns Wrongful Arrest & Detention of Top Union Leader
Honeywell Council Charts Path Forward
Graphic Packaging Union Council Meeting Builds Solidarity Between US, UK Workers
British Union Members in Ontario to Protest 407 ETR Contractor Ferrovial with United Steelworkers Support
Finns Behaving Badly, Down Mexico Way
Unite Assistant General Secretary Tony Burke reports on further evidence that European companies behave badly when they’re operating outside the EU, especially in Mexico.
Workers Gather for Caterpillar Global Network
Workers Uniting For A Better World
Today, the fight begins for a more prosperous, fairer economy for everyone.
Paper Workers Unite at Advanced Training
May 10, 2013
Workers Uniting Statement on Bangladesh
Bangladesh garment worker tragedy is ‘mass industrial slaughter’
By TONY BURKE | Published: APRIL 28, 2013
A Union is Born in One of Kimberly Clark’s Plants in Colombia
Industriall and UNI Global Union contributed to the creation of a union in one of Kimberly Clark’s plants in Colombia. This union forms part of SINTRAPULCAR, affiliated to UNI.
USW Women of Steel Conference – Cuba Solidarity Campaign
Report on the USW Women of Steel Conference, Pittsburgh March 2013
by Karen Cole South West Regional Women's & Equalities Organiser
Labour’s Responses to Globalisation – Alternative Forms Of Organisation
Why Unite and the USW created Workers Uniting - the Global Union by Tony Burke, Unite Assistant General Secretary
Indonesian Paper Workers Thank Workers Uniting
Workers Uniting and TUC protest at anti-union attacks in Mexico
by Ben Davis Director of International Affairs, United Steelworkers of America and Canada
Tell PKC to reinstate workers in Mexico
Mexico Days of Action 18-24 February, 2013
Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey, joint chair of Workers Uniting gives the Ralph Miliband Lecture at the London School of Economics, January 15th, 2013
Workers Uniting Leaders Chart Next Steps at Print and Paper Meeting
Oil Union leader murdered in Colombia
Only hours after the EU - Colombia Free Trade Agreement was signed, another cold-blooded assassination of a Colombian trade unionist occurred 11th December, murdered for his trade union activities inside a multinational company.
Unite and USW Working Together in Health Care Sector and Public Sector
Unite, USW Youth Uniting
Workers Uniting and the Global Labor Movement
An interview with Unite Assistant General Secretary Tony Burke
Workers Uniting Ramps up Collaboration at Caterpillar
Workers Uniting Rank and File Build Power at Global Paper Meeting
Unite and USW members in the paper industry built links of solidarity with union members from other countries during a conference in Stockholm, Sweden.
Obama: Was It The Unions What Won It?
An Article by Tony Burke, Unite Assistant General Secretary
Workers Uniting at Unite Health & Safety Conference
Workers Uniting Fights Back Against Austerity
TUC Future that Works Demonstration on October 20th
Global Glass Workers Alliance
Workers Uniting plays critical role in forming alliance
Workers Uniting Building Power at Caterpillar
Unite, USW also protest together at Costco
Unite Assistant General Secretary Tony Burke reports on the historic IndustriALL GFA Conference where Unite and USW sat as a Workers Uniting delegation
American Unions at Dow Chemical and Dow Corning Meet to Confer in International Exchange
Report on Collective Bargaining and Discuss Common Issues; Unite and USW Collaborate at Common Employer
Unite, USW Participate in Meeting of Unions at Honeywell
Romney/Bain Invested in the Brutal Chinese Sweatshop He Described in Detail at Boca Raton Fundraiser
Did Nothing to Change Low Pay, Squalid Conditions, Forced Overtime for Three Years Before Pulling Out, And Abuses at Appliance Factory Continue
Calderon's parting shot at Mexico's workers cements his regressive legacy
Workers Uniting meets in London to build union power in Siemens
Affordable Care Act: Hope Delivered for USW Families
While workers in the UK are fighting to defend the NHS, workers in the USA are fighting to defend Obamacare.
DAS ABSTIMMUNGSERGEBNIS BEI SIEMENS IN NORTH EAST, MARYLAND, ÜBERRASCHT USW NICHT
USW Not Surprised By Election Results at Siemens in North East, Maryland
STELLUNGNAHME VON WORKERS UNITING ZU DER ANTI-GEWERKSCHAFTSKAMPAGNE VON SIEMENS IN NORTH EAST, MARYLAND, USA
WORKERS UNITING STATEMENT ON UNION-BUSTING BY SIEMENS IN NORTH EAST, MARYLAND, USA
Stop Siemens Union-Busting
Show support for workers organizing at Siemens, an employer of Unite and USW members which has launched a vicious campaign to prevent workers in Maryland from organizing into a union.
Unite and USW Meet To Discuss Oil Industry Strategy
United Steelworkers International Vice President Gary Beevers and Jim Savage, President of Local 10-1 in Philadelphia, joined sixteen Unite oil refinery shop stewards to discuss a strategy for the oil refining sector at Unite’s training facility in Esher.
Workers Uniting Kicks off Collaboration at Caterpillar
USW Says that Siemens’ “Sweet Talk” Doesn’t Conceal Its Union-Busting Efforts
Unite supporting USW organizing drive in Maryland
Despite New Pact, International Union Expresses Ongoing Concern for Colombian Workers
Next Workers Uniting Leaders Emerge
Workers Uniting held its leadership program in July, 2012. Following is a report by participant and Unite member Scot Walker:
Day 5: Workers Uniting Women Unite
A delegation from United Steelworkers Women of Steel (WOS) participated in the Unite Women’s Week activities in Eastbourne, the United Kingdom. Below is their final report on the week’s activities. Other reports are available at www.workersuniting.org:
Day 4: Women of Steel at Unite Women's Week
Workers Uniting Offers Reward for the Whereabouts of Mitt Romney's London Fundraising Event
Unite and the USW are offering a reward for the whereabouts of US Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, who is attending a highly secretive $25,000 to $75,000 a head fundraising event in London on July 26.
Day 2: Women of Steel at Unite Women's Week
Following is a report on the second day of activities. It is written by three representatives of USW Women of Steel. They are participating in the Unite Women’s Week activities in Eastbourne, the United Kingdom:
Women of Steel at Unite Women’s Week
United Steelworkers Women of Steel (WOS) is participating in the Unite Women’s Week activities in Eastbourne, the United Kingdom.
Support the Fight Back in Sunderland!
Unite is now into the second week of a dispute with a print company in Sunderland called Paragon.
Unite calls for global campaign against poor industrial relations at GE
GE is a common employer to both Unite and USW
Paper Workers Set Goals
Unite Participates in USW Paper Conference
Workers Uniting at USW Paper Conference - Day 2
The second day began with the Unite delegation attending company council meetings.
Workers Uniting at USW Paper Conference - Day 1
Ian Tonks, National Officer for Unite, along with three UK representatives participated in the USW Paper Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, USA on July 10 – 12.
Steelworkers, Global Solidarity Put End to Rio Tinto’s Six-Month Lockout in Quebec
Workers Uniting provided critical support in lockout by UK-based employer of USW and Unite members.
Robin Hood Tax: Economic Justice
USW President, Leo Gerard, speaks out on behalf of the Robin Hood Tax.
RadioLabour Report on Workers Uniting
RadioLabour (www.radiolabour.net), the international labour movement’s radio service, has done a special report on Workers Uniting. It is available directly at http://radiolabour.net/2012/Solidarity-News-290612.mp3.
UK: Support London Bus Workers
London bus workers staged a one-day strike on 22 June. Bus workers are only asking for recognition for their extra contribution to help London run smoothly. Please send this message to the 21 London bus operators refusing to give the workers a fair deal.
USW's Gerard Salutes UNITE Policy Conference; Cites Common Problems Facing Unions on Both Sides of the Atlantic
BRIGHTON, England, June 25, 2012 United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard today addressed some 700 delegates to the Policy Conference of Unite the Union, the largest labor union in the United Kingdom and Ireland.