Local 8888 in Newport News


On January 15th, the world will mark the 86th birthday anniversary of the man born Michael King, Jr. Who you ask is this man? Read more >>>

Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. Read more >>>

That’s the blunt message on the hot new USW Local 8888 tee shirt: “It’s Wrong Not to Belong to USW Local 8888.” As a dues-paying union member, YOU are literally carrying more than 4,000 non-members in the shipyard every day. Read more >>>

Peace of mind. That’s what Aflac, a popular members-only benefit, has provided hundreds of Local 8888 members who took advantage of the last open enrollment period in 2014 that ended last month. Read more >>>

With contract talks coming down to the wire and budget funding for shipyard projects dangling in the air, you need to stay on top of these fast-breaking developments. So sign-up now NOW for text alerts from Local 8888. It’s simple:

•    Send a text to 47486
•    Enter LU8888
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We will text you with timely information about negotiations, the budget showdown, your job, events and other union news. You can opt out at any time. By submitting your phone number, you agree to receive mobile alerts from the United Steelworkers Union including up to five SMS messages per month and are responsible for any mobile message or data charges incurred. To opt out, text STOP to 47486. For help, text HELP to 47486.  Click here for the terms and conditions.

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