United Steelworkers

Century and UAW Appeal to Trump for Decisive Action Upon Section 232 Aluminium Investigation’s Completion

Century and UAW Appeal to Trump for Decisive Action Upon Section 232 Aluminium Investigation’s Completion

Leaders from Century Aluminum and United Steelworkers added their voices to a growing chorus of industry and political leaders urging United States President Donald Trump to use the soon-to-be-released findings from the Commerce Department’s Section 232 national security investigation into alleged illegal...


USW Urges CFIUS to Reject Zhongwang Purchase of Aleris

United Steelworkers president Leo W. Gerard sent an open letter to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew on Thursday urging the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to recommend against the purchase of Aleris Corporation by China Zhongwang. Though rumors regarding the firm’s alleged involvement in the fake aluminium semis have […]

AEC Joins China Trade Task Force

North American aluminium extrusion trade group Aluminum Extruders Council has signed on with the China Trade Task Force (CTTF) and its call to the United States and other global players to take action against the runaway overcapacity of aluminium flowing out of smelters from within the People’s Republic of China. “As an off-take for its […]

Novelis Promises Appeal of NLRB Order to Recognize USW at New York Plant

One business day after the National Labor Relations Board ruled against them, Novelis Inc. promised it would appeal a ruling upholding a lower court’s demand that it recognize United Steelworkers as the bargaining agent for laborers at its plant in upstate New York. The United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and […]

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 USW originally made the filing with the United States International Trade Commission for emergency protection as a response to the People’s Republic of China flooding the global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 […]