1. Jun 02

    Workers Uniting statement on the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota

    Workers Uniting, the transnational union representing over 3 million workers across the UK, Ireland, United States, Canada and Mexico is outraged and appalled at the killing of a Black man, George Floyd, at the hands of Minnesota police officers. More...

  2. Apr 30

    Special Message for Health Care Workers on International Workers Day

    Workers Uniting salutes the great sacrifice and selfless dedication of all our health and care workers. Click to read more...

  3. Feb 06

    Letter to Ambassador London about deaths of Columbian trade unionists

    Workers Uniting sent a letter to Colombian Ambassador Néstor Osorio Londoño to express major concern at the murders of two members of FENSUAGRO, our sister trade union in Colombia. Click here to read the letter.

  4. Jan 28

    Our statement on Venezuela's unelected president

  5. Feb 21

    United Steelworkers and UNITE the Union congratulate Napoleón Gómez Urrutia on nomination for Mexican Senate

    The United Steelworkers and UNITE the Union congratulate Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, President and General Secretary of Los Mineros of Mexico, on his nomination by the MORENA party as a candidate for the Mexican Senate in the July 1, 2018 elections.

  6. Feb 10

    Workers Uniting Concerned About Hedge Fund Efforts to Oust Arconic CEO

    Workers Uniting has serious concerns about efforts by several hedge funds to oust the CEO of Arconic, the specialized metals and components company formed in late 2016 after the breakup of Alcoa, Inc. Read more here.

  7. Jan 27

    Workers Uniting statement on the meeting of Prime Minister May and President Trump

  8. Nov 15

    Statement on the renewed Peace agreement between the FARC and Colombian Government

    Agreed by the second Workers Uniting congress Washington, 14– 15 November, 2016

  9. Oct 11

    Workers Uniting delegation active at 2nd IndustriALL Global Union Congress

    Workers Uniting led workshops, spoke on key issues and had delegates elected into leadership at the 2nd IndustriALL Global Union Congress.

  10. Jun 22

    Statements On Orlando Massacre

    Click here to read statements from Unite the Union and USW on the recent Orlando shooting.

  11. Mar 31

    USW Supports Unite the Union’s Call to Nationalize UK Steel Industry

    The United Steelworkers (USW) union today announced its support for the renationalization of the United Kingdom’s steel industry. In a letter to Len McCluskey, general secretary of Unite the Union ... more

  12. Mar 24

    Workers Uniting Statement on The Right-Wing Attack on Brazilian Democracy

    Workers Uniting, representing two million workers in Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States, stands in solidarity with Brazil's former President, Lula da Silva, and its current President, Dilma Roussef ... more

  13. Feb 18

    Workers Unite Film Festival /5th Annual

    The Workers Unite Film Festival is a celebration of Global Labor Solidarity, based in NYC each May. The Festival aims to showcase student and professional films from the United States and around the world which publicize and highlight ... more

  14. Feb 12

    Steelworkers head to Brussels to ‘save our steel’ as ministers accused of ‘betrayal'

    Unite members working for Tata Steel in the UK will join thousands of steelworkers from across Europe in Brussels on Monday (15 February) demanding urgent action to stop the flood of cheap imports into the European Union ... more

  15. Feb 12

    Unite joins with offshore trade unions to form Offshore Coordinating Group

    Unite, along with other offshore trade unions, has banded together to seek immediate solutions that will not only stem growing job losses but ensure that there is a future for oil.

  16. Feb 09

    Unite children service members at Oxfordshire county council set to strike

  17. Feb 04

    Closing libraries ‘could be breaking the law’, says Unite

    A ‘line in the sand’ needs to be drawn to stop the mass closure of libraries in England, Scotland and Wales – which has seen more than 400 libraries shut in the last five years – said Unite, the country’s largest union.

  18. Jan 25

    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.”

  19. Feb 04

    Unite calls for emergency tax measures to save future North Sea production

    Unite, Britain’s biggest offshore oil trade union, has warned the UK government that billion-pound losses announced this week by oil industry super-majors could, without serious interventions, bring an end to meaningful production ... more

  20. Jan 18

    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

  21. Jan 15

    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

  22. Jan 12

    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.

  23. Jan 11

    Save our Steel

    Short video on Save Our Steel - "You did it for the banks now do it for steel"

  24. Dec 10

    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.

  25. Dec 03

    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

  26. Dec 02

    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.

  27. Nov 18

    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.

  28. Nov 11

    ‘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.

  29. Nov 10

    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

  30. Nov 06

    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

  31. Sep 25

    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

  32. Sep 14

    2nd Workers Uniting Program Brings Together Youth from Around World

    Click here to read about the second Workers Uniting Youth Exchange program.

  33. May 28

    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

  34. Feb 09

    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.

  35. Sep 25

    Workers Uniting condemns EU-Canada trade agreement

    Steelworkers, Unite join to reject anti-democratic, anti-worker proposals

  36. May 21

    Workers Uniting Statement on Turkish Mine Collapse

  37. Mar 26

    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).

  38. Jan 14

    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?

  39. Nov 14

    United Steelworkers Health Safety and Environment Conference 2013

    USW/CWA/Tony Mazzocchi Center Health and Safety Conference in Pittsburgh.

  40. Oct 03

    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.

  41. Sep 20

    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.

  42. Sep 20

    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.

  43. Sep 05

    Workers Uniting Higher Education Exchange August 2013

  44. Aug 28

    Workers Uniting Condemns Wrongful Arrest & Detention of Top Union Leader

  45. Jul 31

    Honeywell Council Charts Path Forward

  46. Jul 22

    Graphic Packaging Union Council Meeting Builds Solidarity Between US, UK Workers

  47. Jul 08

    British Union Members in Ontario to Protest 407 ETR Contractor Ferrovial with United Steelworkers Support

  48. Jun 21

    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.

  49. Jun 10

    Workers Gather for Caterpillar Global Network

  50. May 21

    Workers Uniting For A Better World

    Today, the fight begins for a more prosperous, fairer economy for everyone.

  51. May 13

    Paper Workers Unite at Advanced Training

    May 10, 2013

  52. May 07

    Workers Uniting Statement on Bangladesh

  53. Apr 30

    Bangladesh garment worker tragedy is ‘mass industrial slaughter’

    By TONY BURKE | Published: APRIL 28, 2013

  54. Apr 24

    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.

  55. Mar 20

    USW Women of Steel Conference – Cuba Solidarity Campaign

  56. Mar 20

    Report on the USW Women of Steel Conference, Pittsburgh March 2013

    by Karen Cole South West Regional Women's & Equalities Organiser

  57. Mar 13

    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

  58. Feb 17

    Indonesian Paper Workers Thank Workers Uniting

  59. Feb 18

    Workers Uniting and TUC protest at anti-union attacks in Mexico

    by Ben Davis Director of International Affairs, United Steelworkers of America and Canada

  60. Feb 11

    Tell PKC to reinstate workers in Mexico

  61. Jan 28

    Mexico Days of Action 18-24 February, 2013

  62. Jan 22

    Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey, joint chair of Workers Uniting gives the Ralph Miliband Lecture at the London School of Economics, January 15th, 2013

  63. Jan 11

    Workers Uniting Leaders Chart Next Steps at Print and Paper Meeting

  64. Dec 17

    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.

  65. Dec 06

    Unite and USW Working Together in Health Care Sector and Public Sector

  66. Nov 30

    Unite, USW Youth Uniting

  67. Nov 29

    Workers Uniting and the Global Labor Movement

    An interview with Unite Assistant General Secretary Tony Burke

  68. Nov 28

    Workers Uniting Ramps up Collaboration at Caterpillar

  69. Nov 16

    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.

  70. Nov 09

    Obama: Was It The Unions What Won It?

    An Article by Tony Burke, Unite Assistant General Secretary

  71. Oct 29

    Workers Uniting at Unite Health & Safety Conference

  72. Oct 26

    Workers Uniting Fights Back Against Austerity

    TUC Future that Works Demonstration on October 20th

  73. Oct 25

    Global Glass Workers Alliance

    Workers Uniting plays critical role in forming alliance

  74. Oct 23

    Workers Uniting Building Power at Caterpillar

    Unite, USW also protest together at Costco

  75. Oct 19

    Unite Assistant General Secretary Tony Burke reports on the historic IndustriALL GFA Conference where Unite and USW sat as a Workers Uniting delegation

  76. Oct 11

    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

  77. Oct 02

    Unite, USW Participate in Meeting of Unions at Honeywell

  78. Sep 27

    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

  79. Sep 26

    Calderon's parting shot at Mexico's workers cements his regressive legacy

  80. Sep 21

    Workers Uniting meets in London to build union power in Siemens

  81. Sep 13

    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.

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    USW Not Surprised By Election Results at Siemens in North East, Maryland

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  86. Aug 25

    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.

  87. Aug 21

    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.

  88. Aug 14

    Workers Uniting Kicks off Collaboration at Caterpillar

  89. Aug 10

    USW Says that Siemens’ “Sweet Talk” Doesn’t Conceal Its Union-Busting Efforts

    Unite supporting USW organizing drive in Maryland

  90. Aug 10

    Despite New Pact, International Union Expresses Ongoing Concern for Colombian Workers

  91. Aug 01

    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:

  92. Jul 27

    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

  93. Jul 26

    Day 4: Women of Steel at Unite Women's Week

  94. Jul 25

    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.

  95. Jul 24

    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:

  96. Jul 23

    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.

  97. Jul 17

    Support the Fight Back in Sunderland!

    Unite is now into the second week of a dispute with a print company in Sunderland called Paragon.

  98. Jul 13

    Unite calls for global campaign against poor industrial relations at GE

    GE is a common employer to both Unite and USW

  99. Jul 13

    Paper Workers Set Goals

    Unite Participates in USW Paper Conference

  100. Jul 12

    Workers Uniting at USW Paper Conference - Day 2

    The second day began with the Unite delegation attending company council meetings.

  101. Jul 11

    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.

  102. Jul 06

    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.

  103. Jul 03

    Robin Hood Tax: Economic Justice

    USW President, Leo Gerard, speaks out on behalf of the Robin Hood Tax.

  104. Jul 03

    RadioLabour Report on Workers Uniting

    RadioLabour (, the international labour movement’s radio service, has done a special report on Workers Uniting. It is available directly at

  105. Jul 03

    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.

  106. Jun 25

    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.

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