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Filed: 30 Apr 21, 4:23pm

  
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549 
FORM 8-K 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 30, 2021 (April 27, 2021)
United States Steel Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter) 
  
Delaware1-1681125-1897152
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

600 Grant Street,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2800
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, and Zip Code)

(412) 433-1121
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code
                                                         
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common StockXNew York Stock Exchange
Common StockXChicago Stock Exchange





Item 5.05 Amendments to the Registrant’s Code of Ethics, or Waiver of a Provision of the Code of Ethics.

As part of its periodic review of the Code of Ethical Business Conduct (the “Code”), on April 27, 2021, United States Steel Corporation's (the “Corporation”) Board of Directors approved and adopted certain amendments to the Code. The amendments include updating the Corporation’s guiding principles, expanding the discussion of the Corporation’s strategy and sustainability efforts, and incorporating additional information regarding psychological safety and inclusion and diversity. The amended Code also includes other clarifying and non-substantive revisions.

The summary of the amendments to the Code included in this current report on Form 8-K is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Code, as amended, which can be found on the Corporation’s website at www.ussteel.com under “About - Ethics & Compliance.”

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Corporation was held on April 27, 2021. The following matters were acted upon:

1.    ELECTION OF DIRECTORS

Tracy A. Atkinson, David B. Burritt, John J. Engel, John V. Faraci, Murry S. Gerber, Jeh. C. Johnson, Paul A. Mascarenas, Michael H. McGarry, David S. Sutherland and Patricia A. Tracey were elected as directors, to serve an annual term expiring at the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, by the following votes:

NomineeVotes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
Tracy A. Atkinson123,749,8292,871,4931,150,39351,611,147
David B. Burritt122,603,7104,036,5041,131,50151,611,147
John J. Engel102,812,64223,758,5621,200,51151,611,147
John V. Faraci123,324,0813,089,0861,358,54851,611,147
Murry S. Gerber123,287,9903,062,7041,421,02151,611,147
Jeh C. Johnson123,428,8773,098,2001,244,63851,611,147
Paul A. Mascarenas123,352,4383,041,1331,378,14451,611,147
Michael H. McGarry123,401,4482,960,0991,410,16851,611,147
David S. Sutherland122,699,0513,161,6941,910,97051,611,147
Patricia A. Tracey122,497,0324,127,0221,147,66151,611,147

2.    ADVISORY VOTE ON EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

The results of the non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of certain executive officers of the Corporation were as follows:

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
117,573,3908,428,7971,769,52851,611,147

3.    RATIFICATION OF APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Corporation for 2021 was ratified by the following votes:




Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
173,162,0144,837,4501,383,3980

4.    AMENDMENT AND RESTATEMENT OF THE 2016 OMNIBUS INCENTIVE COMPENSATION PLAN

The amendment and restatement of the 2016 Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plan was approved by the following votes:

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
118,829,3207,363,1171,579,27851,611,147






SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION


By/s/ Manpreet S. Grewal
Manpreet S. Grewal
Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer


Dated: April 30, 2021