|Local 8888 in Newport News|
In a statement released today, United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard said that the USW will join the global trade union movement today in supporting the global day of action in defense of the right to strike ...
Arrogant oil refiners concerned more about profits than the safety and workplace concerns of thousands of USW-represented oil workers forced the union to call an unfair labor practice (ULP) strike ... Read more >>>
USW International President Leo W. Gerard today spoke with Ari Rabin-Havt, host of the SiriusXM radio program, The Agenda. They discussed the grave health and safety concerns in the oil industry that forced USW workers at 11 oil facilities to strike earlier this month ... 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 >>>
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