U.S. Steel And Workers Reach A Deal

It looks like the steel industry might be sharing its new fortunes with employees.

MarketWatch reports:

“The United Steelworkers union and U.S. Steel Corp. struck a tentative agreement for a new labor contract covering at least 14,000 workers, breaking a three-year wage freeze.

The union and company issued statements Monday afternoon confirming the initial deal, but representatives for both sides declined to comment on contract terms.

Workers for the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker have been pushing for raises in a new contract amid 25% tariffs on steel imports implemented by the Trump administration. Those tariffs have helped U.S. Steel raise prices, as the U.S. economy has expanded.”

For the rest of the story, visit MarketWatch here.

Subscribe to the Nations largest union directory and blog site!


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Senders Communications Group, 21201 Victory Blvd. #235, Canoga Park, CA, 91303, http://www.sendersgroup.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Featured Posts:

Trump Administration Orders Nearly 50,000 Furloughed Employees Back To Work Without Pay

Federal employees wanting to return to work got their wish but with one major catch: there is no pay. The ...
Read More

On a Rainy Monday, Oceans of Solidarity for Striking UTLA Teachers

Umbrellas in hand and signs at the ready, union members across the city joined their United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) ...
Read More
The Westin

Leave a Reply