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“Unemployment is the weapon of the unscrupulous employers determined to break the back of the organized labor movement.” – A. Philip Randolph

PFAS, an umbrella term for a family of over 12,000 chemicals, stands for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as "forever chemicals."

The USW Tony Mazzocchi Center (TMC) stands with our union’s statement on Black History Month.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have declared September of every year National Emergency Preparedness Month.

Save the date! April 16-21, 2023

If you are exposed to hazardous waste on the job, you may be entitled to protection under the EPA's Resource Conversation and Recovery Act.

USW Local Union 9-631 and Valero Memphis Refinerty continue to strengthen their labor-management partnership through TOP.

USW Local Unions 462, 1458 and 1978, who represent members at International Paper in Prattville, Ala., participated in an "Effective Health and Safety Committee" workshop.

Did you know that you have a right to know what dangerous substances you are working with and what protections are available?

There’s an old saying, “If you’re going through hell, keep going,” that is, forge on until you get to some other place. For too many American workers, hell, is simply injury or even death at the workplace. Union-centered health and safety programs are meant to get us to another place, a safer place, a space where our members can freely work on real solutions to hazards at the workplace. And that’s exactly what United Steelworkers (USW) Local Union 10-234 in Trainer, Pa., has been doing for many years. And now, the local has received solid validation for their hard work.

Did you know that OSHA has a Whistleblower Protection Program that enforces the protection of workers who report health and safety hazards from retaliation?