Tag: United Steelworkers

How Unions Helped Keep Harley in the US

by The New York Times recently featured the story of Harley -Davidson’s turn around. Harley was facing tough times in 2009. Instead of busting it’s unions (International Association of Machinists and United Steelworkers), management worked with its unions to save Harley-Davidson from collapse. “Unlike most factories I’ve seen lately, the new plant in York has…

Recruiting at United Steelworkers #8183 Resource Fair

by The MAKERSHiP™ team attended the United Steelworkers Local #8183 Resource Fair on October 21st at Center Stage in Monaca PA. We spent the day talking to workers about the MAKERSHiP™ Project and how it can help them transition their career. As manufacturing becomes more technical the need for training in advanced manufacturing techniques becomes…