Pennsylvania: ATI Steelworkers Rally at Vandergrift Facility, Confront Scabs

By Blake Garrison On June 9, striking steelworkers from Allegheny Technologies, Inc. (ATI) rallied outside the main ATI facility in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, with some workers confronting scabs who crossed the picket line. Organized by United Steelworkers (USW), the event was joined by many supportive community members and workers, some representing the United Electric Workers and United Mine Workers of America (UMWA). Throughout the rally, workers … Continue reading Pennsylvania: ATI Steelworkers Rally at Vandergrift Facility, Confront Scabs

Pennsylvania: ATI Strike Continues, Steelworkers and Activists Protest Scabs

By Jason Bartles On Tuesday in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania, striking steelworkers from Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) picketed their employers and protested the company’s use of scabs (additional workers brought in to break the strike). The workers were supported by area activists, who joined in chanting at scab workers who crossed the picket line. Scabs driving vehicles would accelerate when exiting the facility, suggesting they feared confrontation … Continue reading Pennsylvania: ATI Strike Continues, Steelworkers and Activists Protest Scabs