United Steelworkers

Century Aluminum Agrees to Fund Ravenswood Retiree Benefits

Century Aluminum Agrees to Fund Ravenswood Retiree Benefits

Century Aluminum and retirees from the firm’s Ravenswood plant have come to an agreement regarding payment of the latter’s retirement funds. United Steelworkers announced the agreement on Friday. The agreement, which bears a date of February 9, has Century funding a trust...

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USW Drops Effort to Enact 50% Aluminium Tariff to Combat China’s Flooding

United States labor union United Steelworkers (USW) has abandoned its petition to the US government asking for a 50% tariff on imported aluminium. USW originally made the filing with the United States International Trade Commission for emergency protection as a response to the People’s Republic of China flooding the global market with cheap aluminium ingots […]

US Aluminium Producers Ask Government For Action Against China

United States aluminium producers and trade groups have ratcheted up pressure on their government to investigate unfair trade practices by the People’s Republic of China in the production and import of raw and semi-finished aluminium. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, a team of researchers was sent to China by Century […]