United Steelworkers

Century And USW Reach Five-Year Labor Deal At Hawesville Aluminium Smelter

Century And USW Reach Five-Year Labor Deal At Hawesville Aluminium Smelter

American smelter Century Aluminum announced yesterday an agreement with the labor force at its Hawesville, Kentucky smelter that will govern the relationship between the two parties for the next five years. In a press release, subsidiary Century Aluminum of Kentucky General Partnership...

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Kaiser Aluminum Appoints Leo Gerard To Board Of Directors

California’s Kaiser Aluminum Corporation announced on Thursday the appointment of Leo W. Gerard to its board of directors, raising the board’s membership to an even dozen. Gerard joins the Kaiser Aluminum board fresh off his retirement from the position of International President of the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial, and […]

Alcoa And United Steelworkers Reach Tentative Agreement On New Labor Contract

Pittsburgh aluminium pioneer Alcoa Corporation announced a tentative accord with United Steelworkers over a four-year labor contract covering about 1,700 workers at five plants throughout the United States. No details were released by either the firm or the union, but the USW said it would send delegates from the negotiating committees into the field to […]

Workers Trickle Back To Aluminerie de Bécancour As 17-Month Lockout Ends

Aluminerie de Bécancour’s (ABI) unionized workforce began making its way back into the plant on Friday, marking the end of one of Quebec’s longest lockouts. United Steelworkers members are returning to the plant thanks to a vote earlier this month to accept what Alcoa characterized as a final offer. The plant’s 900-strong union workers voted […]

ABI’s Labor Force To Vote On Alcoa’s Final Offer Next Week

Last week’s “final offer” from Alcoa Corporation to the striking workers at Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc. will be put to a vote on Tuesday when the labor union meets to consider the offer that morning. Officials from United Steelworkers Local 9700 made the announcement on Thursday, the day after Alcoa delivered the offer to the […]