Make It Go Away!

Make It Go Away!

In 2014, employees of a Unifirst Corp. laundry in Pennsylvania won a decertification petition against the Steelworkers, only to see the union-friendly NLRB overturn it. In April 2016, the employees again won a decertification election, and once again, the USW filed...

Union Money Shell Game

In 2016, the UNITE HERE financial disclosure forms indicate that it contributed more than $237,000 to Yale’s graduate student union, which eventually became UNITE HERE Local 33. However, the Local failed to disclose the receipt of the funds, leaving it anybody’s guess...
Another Merger To Save A Union

Another Merger To Save A Union

The Glass Molders, Pottery, Plastics, & Allied Workers International Union (GMP), a union with a history reaching back 175 years, has found that a merger with the United Steelworkers (USW) “will give the GMP the strength, resources and ability to continue...
Whistlin’ Dixie

Whistlin’ Dixie

The UAW just won’t back down when it comes to the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi. After years of no success attempting to organize that plant, the Auto Workers are teaming up with allies in Europe, specifically the French government—who is Nissan’s largest...
Steelworkers Learning The Hard Way

Steelworkers Learning The Hard Way

In this article on the World Socialist Web Site, locked out members of the USW at several smaller mills are finding out first hand that the USW has an agenda beyond that of helping its members. Although allocated strike pay stands currently at $200 per employee per...