United Steelworkers Local 8378

Mike Sullivan 1947-2024

Mike Sullivan was a tireless advocate for steel and paper mill workers and a dedicated proponent of universal health care.

USW members ratify new contract at Cascade Steel

Wages will rise 3.25% a year for the 280 steel workers at the McMinnville mill.

Workers at Cascade Steel Rolling Mills say they’re ready to strike

Schnitzer Steel is asking workers for concessions — at a time when sales are booming and steel prices are up.

Strikers ratify four-year contract with Schnitzer’s Cascade Steel

They get annual raises of up to 2.5 percent, but also will pay more for health coverage.

Strike ends at Cascade Steel. Bargaining continues.

Meanwhile, mid-strike, members vote in new union leadership.

Cascade Steel security guard injures striker

Police issue a citation after a striker is pushed by a car.