Lifelong Learning for USW Members

“Experience has shown that worker growth and development are stunted when programs are mandated from above, but flourish in an atmosphere of voluntary participation in self-designed and self-directed training and education.” USW/Company Contract Language

National Scope

Institute for Career Development is a national joint labor-management eduation program of the United Steelworkers and participating companies where USW members work.

Local Focus

Each Career Development program is locally governed by a committee composed of members of the Local Union and representatives of the participating company.

Individualized Learning

Participants design and develop their own training and education plan according to their personal goals, choosing courses and programs to meet their individual learning objectives.

News from the Field

Announcing the 2018 Tino Fulimeni Scholarship Winners

Let's cut to the chase -- or in this case -- the money!

Here are your winners of the 2018 Tino Fulimeni Memorial Scholarship. Congratulations to them, their families, and the Career Development Programs, local union and Steelworker districts they represent.

Turn of the century: USW/ArcelorMittal-Riverdale celebrates 100 years

On Wednesday, July 25th 2018, the USW/ArcelorMittal-Riverdale plant celebrated quite the milestone – its 100th year anniversary!

At the Local 1010 event, families and friends listened to a presentation on the history of steel and plant operations by plant manager Mark Dutler. Plant tours were also offered. There were activities for the kids as well, including a safety poster creation, making your own personalized hard hat, ring toss, and BOZO circus game.

Ron Hoover honored by Topeka Learning Center

USW Local 307 President Jody Juarez wasn’t the only one in the crowd in Topeka, Kan., who knew Ron Hoover was touched by the honor.

“When (Ron) got up and spoke, he said of all the awards and honors he’s received, this one meant more than anything,” Juarez recalled.

At the retirees’ banquet in April, the ICD 307 Training Center in Topeka was unveiled as the Ron Hoover Educational Center.

Midwest opens new classroom

If you build it, they will come.

And they sure did at the USW/U.S. Steel-Midwest Career Development Educational Fair and Open House on Thursday, June 21.

A special ribbon cutting ceremony for the new classroom was the highlight of the event.

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