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Union signs collective agreement with ArcelorMittal Liberia

24 March, 2022After five months of negotiations, the United Workers Union of Liberia (UWUL), which is affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union, signed a collective bargaining agreement with steelmaker ArcelorMittal Liberia on 12 March which will benefit 1,260 workers and create 400 permanent jobs.

Unfair dismissal of union officials by Firestone Liberia condemned

9 November, 2018Liberian unions are condemning the unfair dismissal of two union officials, Abel Ngigie and Edwin Fallah, by Firestone Liberia. This defies the Decent Work Act and the existing collective bargaining agreement between the multinational and the unions.

Liberian union commits to intensify organizing

16 July, 2014United Workers Union of Liberia (Uwul) intends to make more resources available for organizing and recruiting workers in new and ununionized workplaces.

Landmark victory for UWUL in Liberia

11 October, 2012On 29 September 2012 the United Workers' Union of Liberia won a landmark union representation election at Putu Iron Ore Mine in Grand Gedeh County and at their corporate office in Monrovia.

Workers celebrate agreements with ArcelorMittal in Pittsburgh and Monrovia.

20 September, 2012IndustriALL Global Union U.S. affiliate United Steelworkers (USW) reached a tentative new three-year agreement with ArcelorMittal for the company's operations in USA. One month earlier, the United Workers Union of Liberia (UWUL) managed to get their first deal with the same company.