Washington, D.C.  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):
                                February 4, 2009

                         United States Steel Corporation
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

       Delaware                1-16811               25-1897152
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   (State or other        (Commission File          (IRS Employer
   jurisdiction of             Number)           Identification No.)

       600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA              15219-2800
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       (Address of principal executive               (Zip Code)

                                 (412) 433-1121
                         (Registrant's telephone number,
                              including area code)


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective February 4, 2009, United States Steel Corporation ended the enrollment
period under a voluntary early retirement program (a "VERP") that had been
offered to certain of its non-represented employees in the United States.
Retirements will be effective February 28, 2009, except that the Corporation may
elect to delay certain participants' retirement dates under the program.  The
principal terms of the VERP include one additional year of service and age to be
added to each participant's service and age for benefit accrual and early
retirement eligibility purposes under the relevant pension plans, and one year
of salary will be paid to each participant.  Additionally, the rate used to
determine any lump sum calculation will be protected for those participants the
Corporation determines will retire after February 28, 2009.  A form of the VERP
program is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 8.01. Other Events

On February 6, 2009, United States Steel Corporation announced that
approximately 500 employees have elected to retire under the VERP described
above.  A copy of the press release in substantially the form released is filed
herewith as Exhibit 99.2.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

      (d)  Exhibits

           99.1 A form of the VERP program

           99.2 Press release titled "U. S. Steel Announces Results of
                                  Successful Voluntary Early Retirement Program"


     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.


By   /s/ Larry G. Schultz
     Larry G. Schultz
     Senior Vice President & Controller

Dated:  February 6, 2009