Category Archives: Advocacy Group Opinion

USW Asks South Korean Government to Stand Up for U.S. Workers' Rights

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United Steelworkers (USW) union has sent a letter from USW International President Leo W. Gerard to South Korean President Moon Jae-in raising concerns about Korean-based tire maker Kumho’s union-busting actions toward its workers in… Source: PRNewsWire-HR

Teamsters Urge NAFTA Negotiators To Address Labor, Trucking

OTTAWA, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —  The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to the end of round three of NAFTA renegotiations here on Wednesday. “Teamsters sent a strong an… Source: PRNewsWire-HR

AFGE responds to ruling in OPM data breach lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement: “Two years ago, nearly 22 million current and former federal employees, job applicants, and their family members had… Source: PRNewsWire-HR AFGE responds

Defense workers union objects to more base closures

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Federation of Government Employees, which represents 300,000 civilian employees in the Department of Defense, is urging lawmakers to reject efforts to launch a new round of military base closures. An amendment to the… Source: PRNewsWire-HR

USW Statement on DACA Termination

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following statement was issued today by United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that the administration would terminate in six months the Deferred Action… Source: PRNewsWire-HR USW Statement on