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Labor Movement mourns passing of United Steelworkers International President Tom Conway

Pittsburgh, PA – United Steelworkers International President Tom Conway died Sept. 25 at age 71. Elected as the union’s president in 2019, Conway was known for his...

OPINON: How minimum staffing standards empower nursing home workers

By TOM CONWAY President United Steelworkers The World War II veteran had no family by his side as he lay dying, so Ella Wilverding and her union...

OPINION: How a first union contract provides workers a seat at...

By TOM CONWAY President United Steel Workers James Golden knew the crowbar wasn’t the right tool for the job, but it was what the bosses provided when...

OPINION: How federal law can protect all workers on sweltering summer...

By TOM CONWAY President United Steelworkers The heat index soared to 111 degrees in Houston, Texas, but the real-feel temperature climbed even higher than that inside the...

OPINION: Why workers demand Julie Su’s confirmation as Labor Secretary

By TOM CONWAY President United Steelworkers It wasn’t enough for owners of lucrative Southern California car washes to cheat their workers out of wages and overtime. They made...

OPINION: How Americans, by voting, created a wave of pro-worker laws

By TOM CONWAY President United Steelworkers Dave Smith launched a union drive many years ago that generated enthusiastic support among his coworkers, but the effort died...

OPINION: How Biden protected workers during the debt ceiling fight

By TOM CONWAY President United Steelworkers Joel Buchanan owns his home, travels, donates to charitable causes and still has more than enough money to pay his bills...

OPINION: A personal attack on working people

By TOM CONWAY President United Steelworkers Chad Newcome confided little to his wife over the years about the failing pension fund that threatened their dreams, wanting to...

OPINION: Workers breaking barriers

By TOM CONWAY President United Steelworkers Dominick Sapien’s patient threw up during cardiac arrest several months ago, and he instinctively grabbed a suction tool to clear the...

OPINION: How union workers are fighting to save America’s beleaguered health...

By TOM CONWAY President United Steelworkers Among the handful of neurologically impaired patients in Judy Danella’s care one day in March 2023 were three so ill that...