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Safe Jobs Now Rally 10-28-19
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COVID-19 news, resources for USW members
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic, and the disease is spreading rapidly. The USW is working nonstop to protect the health and safety of all workers, including those on the front lines of this emergency.
As we deal with this crisis, it is vital we hear from you about the conditions of your workplaces. Has your employer met with workers and shared new policies or procedures with you regarding the coronavirus? Are you having issues with personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages? Please share your experience with us by filling out this quick web form.
You can also visit www.usw.org/covid19 for the latest news and resources on the outbreak, as well as text COVID19 to 47486 to receive updates specific to the coronavirus.
PPE donations from USW locals needed:
Healthcare workers and first responders across the United States and Canada are combating the COVID-19 pandemic at the frontlines. Now, more than ever, we need to stand in solidarity with these workers to help get them the personal protective equipment they need.
Click here to find out how you and your local can help.
USW RAPID RESPONSE Safe Jobs Now USW Ralliers walking to the DOL
Call Congress Today!
Please make calls to your Senators and Representative!
• Dial our toll-free number to the U.S. Senate: 877-607-0785.
Please be sure to make two calls, one to each of your Senators.
• Tell the office who you are and where you are from, and tell them …. The policy action desired.
• When you finish your Senate calls, please also call your Representative.
The toll-free number for the U.S. House is: 866-202-5409.
Congress must do their part by passing this bill swiftly and fairly.
Our Founding Principles
The work of Steelworkers Organizing Committee begin in 1942 with a set of founding principles - values that still guide us today:
To unite in one organization, regardless of creed, color or nationality, all workmen and working women eligible for membership.
To increase the wages, and improve the conditions of employment of our members by legislation, joint agreements or other legitimate means.
To endeavor to obtain by joint negotiation or legislative enactment a six-hour day and five-day week.
To strive for a minimum wage scale for all members of our organization.
To provide for the education of our children by lawfully prohibiting their employment until they have reached eighteen years of age
To secure equitable statutory old-age pension, workman’s compensation and unemployment insurance laws.
To enforce existing just laws and to secure the repeal of those which are unjust.
To secure by legislative enactment, laws protecting the limbs, lives and health of our members; (laws) establishing our right to organize; (laws) preventing the employment of privately armed guards during labor disputes and such other legislation as will be beneficial.
USW Local 1066
1221 E. Ridge Rd
Gary, IN 46409