Currently browsing tag

Steelworkers

USW’s Historic Leadership Change and the Soul of the Union Man

Today, the labor movement witnessed an historic leadership change at the United Steelworkers union. Brother Tom Conway, was installed as the new International President upon the retirement of International President Leo Gerard, who served as President since 2005. “Our union’s leadership underwent historic change today, but our core values remain the same,” said Conway, according to a USW press release. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls to Preserve Jobs at PES Refinery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Samantha Shewmaker, 717-917-0538, sshewmaker@paaflcio.org Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls to Preserve Jobs at PES Refinery (HARRISBURG) On Friday, June 21, the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) oil refinery was damaged after an explosion in one of the facility’s units; because of the incredible work and training of the refinery workers, there were no fatalities.  Read More