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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


Scholarships & Grants  Have Been Awarded

A big thank you to everyone who applied for our scholarship and grant program. This year, we gave out 7 scholarships and 24 grants, totaling $31,250.00. We appreciate everyone's hard work and wish everyone who submitted applications good luck with your future endeavors.

This year's top scholarship winner was Sarah Chute from Sehome High School. Congratulations Sarah. Her hard work won her a $4000.00 scholarship. Sarah's essay, as well as the remaining winners, can be found here.

Striking Locals Need Your Help!

While many Locals/Units have returned to work, there are many that remain on strike due to unfair bargaining and calls for excessive takeaways.

The International, and your Local Executive Board, are asking for your help. These members who are being forced to stand up for their rights have been without paychecks for some time. Anything you can do to help our fellow Brothers and Sisters in their time of need would be greatly appreciated.

You can donate, via our Local, to the National Oil Bargaining ULP Strike Fund or directly to one of the listed Locals that remain on strike. Checks are preferred, however cash will be accepted. Gift cards are accepted as well (but please ensure the store(s) chosen have a footprint in the Local's area (Fred Meyer has a footprint in all areas listed, under the Kroger/Food 4 Less brands).

Contact information is included in this letter.

Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are your way to stay informed and have a say in the direction of your union. Click here to see when your meeting is scheduled.

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