Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 7/9/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Assistant Organizing Director

Phone: (412) ***-****  
Email: m***@***.org
60 Boulevard Of The Allies
Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania 15222
United States

Company Description: The USW is now the dominant union in steel, paper and forestry, rubber and tire, aluminum, brick, glass, mining, oil and chemical. In addition, the newly-enlarged...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MD Rep
49 Total References
Web References
"There's no possible way for us ... [cached]
"There's no possible way for us to have a free and fair election with the present conditions," says Maria Somma, assistant national director for the United Steelworkers (USW) union. (Full disclosure: The USW is an In These Times sponsor.) The Palermo's Workers Union has asked the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to reinstate dozens of fired workers and to exercise a rarely-used power: to order the company to proceed directly to union negotiations.
According to Somma, under the old agreement currently fired strikers would have been able to vote, and the workers brought in to replace them would not have been.
"That intervention," says Somma, "effectively disallowed any of the strikers to be part of the election process.
Maria ..., 20 Sept 2008 [cached]
Maria Somma
Maria Somma Health Care Organizing Coordinator for the United Steelworkers, Somma has had a long history with organizing starting with her experience as a teenager where she spent a summer at a women's peace encampment on the outskirts of London next to a US airbase stocked with nuclear weapons. After attending college, Somma transitioned to working with student activists at the University of Illinois. Then she moved to Minneapolis where she worked with mostly low-income families as a community organizer before heading to the Illinois Nurses Association where she became a union organizer. After five years with the Illinois Nurses Association before leaving to take a job with the United Steelworkers where she has worked since 2001. Former President of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, Somma is also a member of the Board of Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice and serves as a mentor to younger union organizers.
Executive Board | APALA, 28 Dec 2014 [cached]
Maria Somma
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, 13 June 2010 [cached]
Maria Somma, APALA National President
Facilitator: Maria Somma, National President, APALA
Maria Somma, MD Rep.
Contact: Maria Somma ..., 25 Oct 2013 [cached]
Contact: Maria Somma 412-562-1992,
Other People with the name "Somma":
Other ZoomInfo Searches
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.