Local 8888 in Newport News


The deadline to make room reservations for Local 8888’s Annual Christmas Party is Friday, December 4, 2015.

The Local has reserved a block of rooms at the rate of $83.00 (single or double) plus taxes and an occupancy fee of $2.00

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Local 8888 Gospel Extravaganza This Sunday, Nov. 22nd

Local 8888’s annual gospel concert is this Sunday, Nov.22, and it is packed with outstanding performers. It’s also FREE and all Local 8888 members are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.   

Pray for Paris. Pray for Peace.

The shock of the terrible tragedy in Paris has ricocheted around the world and brought people together to support the French in their grief. We extend our deepest sympathies to the families of the victims of this horrific crime.

Wishing everyone and their family a blessed and safe Thanksgiving.

Of course, we are grief-struck, but we are also grateful for this proud union man who did so much good for thousands of members of USW Local 8888 and for the citizens of Virginia. On behalf of President Arnold Outlaw and all of the officers, staff and members of Steelworkers Local 8888, we send our condolences ...  Read more >>>

Beat the stampede to sign-up for the AFLAC insurance benefit! Open enrollment just started for the hottest members-only benefit offered by Local 8888. AFLAC is popular because it provides extra income during times of illness or injury.    Read more >>>

Stay Connected with USW Local 8888!

 • On Facebook: facebook.com/USWL8888

 • On Twitter: twitter.com/USW8888

 • On YouTube: youtube.com/USW8888

How often does history walk through the door and looks you in the face? Well, that’s exactly what happened to Local 8888 President Arnold Outlaw a few weeks ago ... 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
•    Hit send

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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