As Allegheny Technologies lockout enters fifth week
By Evan Winters, 14 September 2015
While steel companies ATI, US Steel, and ArcelorMittal maintain a hard line in mediation and contract negotiations, the USW is continuing to isolate steelworkers.
By Shannon Jones, 12 September 2015
The United Steelworkers union has refused to wage a struggle in the face of demands by steelmakers US Steel and ArcelorMittal for draconian cuts to health care benefits.
By Evan Winters, 7 September 2015
As the USW pushes for a concessions contract in federal mediation, ATI is seeking to continue production with strikebreakers contracted from Strom Engineering.
By Jerry White, 31 August 2015
The United Steelworkers (USW) union has ordered workers at ArcelorMittal and US Steel to stay on the job as the giant corporations prepare an all-out war against workers.
By our reporters, 29 August 2015
Locked out steelworker Jim Dietz was injured and taken to a local hospital after being hit on the picket line by a van carrying strikebreakers driven by ATI security.
“They want to take away what generations struggled to achieve”
By Evan Winters, 27 August 2015
Allegheny Technologies is using the sharp drop in steel prices, after years of high profits, to justify its ruthless drive to cut wages and benefits.
By Shannon Jones, 22 August 2015
Workers at US Steel and ArcelorMittal demonstrated across the US this week in opposition to concession demands.
By Jerry White, 20 August 2015
Steelworkers are protesting against wage freezes and benefit cuts as autoworkers vote for strike action.
By Evan Winters, 17 August 2015
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated is demanding increased out-of-pocket health care costs, more flexible work rules and the elimination of defined-benefit pensions for new hires.
US contract deadlines in auto and steel
By Jerry White, 17 August 2015
The convergence of these contract expirations poses the potential and the necessity for a joint struggle against the corporate-government attack on the working class.
By Jeff Lusanne, 28 January 2015
In response to plunging oil prices and falling steel demand worldwide, producers ArcelorMittal and US Steel have announced hundreds of layoffs in East Chicago, Indiana.