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Welcome to USW Local 12-591

Continuing our work to protect and grow the middle class, we encourage everyone to explore our site, learn what you can, and decide whether organizing your workforce would be right for you.



Congratulations to the 2017 Scholarship Essay Winner - Emily Woitas

Emily's essay was chosen as the winner for the 2017 Scholarship. Emily receives a $6000.00 scholarship.

Wait, there's more. 10 others also won scholarships ranging from $4000.00 to $1000.00.

Wait, there's more. 22 students received grants totaling $30,500.00. Way to go.

For the winning essay and all the specifics on the winners, check out the Scholarship/Grant page here.


If You Ever Needed A Reason To Support Unions, Here It Is!

Wages aside, all the money in the world doesn't mean squat if you don't make it home. Unions have been able to force training in jobs, creating a safer work environment.

But, as the article shows, those in the South, who are so opposed to Unions, are in a race to the bottom, at the expense of the workers.

Looks like a repeat of Union history; the sweatshops, the injuries, lack of workers' rights. But wait, that happened a long time ago, right?
Not if you're a non-unionized worker in the South.

Inside Alabama's auto jobs boom: Low wages, little training, crushed limbs.


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