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  • The Power of Unity

    7,329 views 1 year ago
    This week we're celebrating our union's story of coming together, working together, fighting together for what we all want -- a better life for all. It hasn't always been easy, but our unity kept us together. We learned to stick it out when times got tough, to pull together when too many would like to see us fall apart. Watch and share the 2017 convention keynote video to see how the power of unity helped us build a great union and great nations. Show less
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    • National Grid is risking public safety! - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
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      National Grid’s use of less-experienced replacement workers is a risk to public safety. So much so, many cities and towns in the Boston area have voted to temporarily stop all non-emergency gas wor...
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    • National Grid, this is personal. - Duration: 96 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 5,367 views
      As if being diagnosed with bladder cancer isn’t scary enough, imagine that very day you learn your long-time employer is cutting off your health care after locking you out of your job. That’s exact...
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    • Child has cancer and National Grid cuts off health insurance - Duration: 112 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 16,227 views
      Imagine your sick child is scheduled for his first chemo treatment and you are literally blocked from going to work by your long-time employer, who stops your family’s health care coverage. This is...
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    • National Grid shut-off my health care - Duration: 102 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 1,872 views
      This is what National Grid is doing to our brothers and sisters in Massachusetts. Join us in telling National Grid that it’s shameful, immoral and that the lockout needs to end: http://usw.to/natio...
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    • Safe staffing is essential! - Duration: 4 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 205 views
      Comprehensive safe staffing practices that recognize the vital role that every health care worker plays in delivering quality patient care is essential in order to make Kaiser Permanente the best p...
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    • WPXI News Clip - Pitt Parran Hall Renaming - Duration: 2 minutes, 13 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 79 views
      WPXI's Gordon Loesch reports on the probable renaming of the University of Pittsburgh's Parran Hall. Interviewed: Abby Cartus of the Pitt Graduate Student Union.
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    • The Memorial Day Massacre - Duration: 3 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 118 views
      This clip from the USW’s 70th Anniversary celebration relives the “Memorial Day Massacre” that occurred on May 7, 1937. Several thousand workers who were trying to form a union had walked off their...
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    • Rapid Response: We're Not Stopping - Duration: 2 minutes, 41 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 445 views
      Rapid Response is the Steelworkers' nonpartisan grassroots education, communication, and action program that provides the necessary structure to inform every USW member about pending legislation co...
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    • Casino Workers: Don't Gamble With Your Healthcare - Duration: 109 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 68 views
      Several casino workers in Ohio and West Virginia discuss how having a union helped them win better healthcare coverage on the job.
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    • Don’t Gamble With Your Future - Duration: 3 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 517 views
      We – the women and men who work at Hollywood Casino — know what’s best for us at our workplace. We are the union. The union allows us to have each other’s backs and fight for us. We deserve to have...
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    • 2018 USW HSE Conference: The New View of Safety with Todd Conklin - Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 2,910 views
      The New View of safety provides a fresh look at unsafe workplace conditions and resulting injuries to workers. Todd Conklin, speaking at the 2018 USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference on Ma...
    • UnionHall: Website Building for USW Local Unions! - Duration: 42 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 263 views
      UnionHall is an internet-based system that allows USW local unions without advanced technical skills to maintain websites. Local unions must apply for the sites and once approved, have their "webma...
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    • The Power of Unity - Duration: 3 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 7,329 views
      This week we're celebrating our union's story of coming together, working together, fighting together for what we all want -- a better life for all. It hasn't always been easy, but our unity kept u...
    • USW International President Leo W. Gerard Keynote Address: Convention 2017 - Duration: 48 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 1,662 views
      President Gerard opens with a message of unity -- reviewing some of the major fight-backs and gains made since convention.
    • Tom Perez: 2017 USW Convention - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 600 views
      Newly DNC Chairman and former U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez addresses the Convention, telling Steelworkers that Democrats have to earn back the trust of working families.
    • Rev. Barber tells Steelworkers: 'They're scared of our unity' - Duration: 45 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 8,943 views
      The Rev. Dr. William Barber II electrified the 2017 USW Convention crowd with a speech that touched on racism, classism and the need to unify behind a moral agenda.
    • U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver: 2017 USW Convention - Duration: 110 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 263 views
      U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver opened Day 2 of Convention with a powerful message that no matter how many times American workers get knocked down we’ll always get back up — stronger and more unified. #U...
    • Valter Sanches: 2017 USW Convention - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 241 views
      Valter Sanches, General Secretary of the global union group IndustriALL delivers a poignant and thoughtful speech on the importance of international solidarity among workers.
    • Len McCluskey: 2017 USW Convention - Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 117 views
      Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite the Union addressed the delegation about the importance of Workers Uniting, a joint partnership between the USW and Unite the Union.
    • Tony Burke: 2017 USW Convention - Duration: 19 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 155 views
      Tony Burke, Assistant General Secretary of Unite the Union, addresses the membership of the 2017 USW International Convention. He highlights the need for global solidarity, standing strong across ...
    • The World We Imagine - Duration: 2 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 400 views
      Austerity is not the way it has to be. We can win the world we imagine: where no one goes hungry or homeless; where good manufacturing jobs are plentiful; where families have hope and where unions ...
    • Napoleón Gómez Urrutia: 2017 USW Convention - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 880 views
      SNTMMSSRM President Napoleón Gómez Urrutia adresses the 2017 USW Convention, emphasizing the importance of solidarity among workers in Mexico, Canada, and the United States.
    • Organizing the Unorganized: The University of Pittsburgh - Duration: 2 minutes, 41 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 320 views
      Organizing the unorganized. It’s a guiding principle that has been at the heart of our union for generations. Over the years, our union has evolved to welcome members who do all kinds of work – fro...
    • Welcome to the Steelworkers! - Duration: 5 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 252 views
      Since our last International Convention, The United Steelworkers has brought 273 new bargaining units into the union. Welcome to the USW, brothers and sisters!
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    Voter suppression is a strategy to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing people from exercising their right to vote. An estimated 5 million voters will be disenfranchised by Voter ID laws passed in Republican states.
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