Post Tagged with: "Steel Workers"

On Trade, It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over…And Sometimes Not Even Then

When it comes to enforcing trade rules against subsidized foreign imports, keep in mind the quote from that great sage, Yogi Berra: “It ain’t over till it’s over.” And sometimes not even then.

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Labor News Around The Nation

CANTON, Ohio –In yet another scheme to rob workers of hard-won benefits, multibillionaire Carl Icahn has ordered his management at PSC Metals in Canton, Ohio, to lock out his 60 Steel Workers since Feb. 1 unless they accede to his demand to kill their health insurance plan.

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Gerard to Lawmakers: U.S. Must Put Top Priority on Trade Enforcement

WASHINGTON –The U.S. government must put top priority on enforcing trade pacts it’s already signed with other nations, rather than inking new so-called “free trade” pacts, Steel Workers President Leo Gerard says.

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Flood of Subsidized Foreign Imports Threatens Steel Workers’ Jobs

WASHINGTON– Crunch. In one word, that’s what U.S. steel workers and their employers face from a new flood of subsidized foreign imports, according to a comprehensive report from the Economic Policy Institute and two U.S. senators from steel-producing states, Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown and Alabama Republican Jeff Sessions. The solution?  Tougher enforcement of U.S. anti-dumping laws, including higher tariffs on the steel, […]

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10,000 PEOPLE PARADE through Milwaukee on May Day, demonstrating for rights for undocumented workers.  It was one of 70 such marches, with heavy union participation, nationwide

Back To Bargaining Table For Steel Workers, Cat In Milwaukee?

MILWAUKEE —It may be back to the bargaining table for the Steel Workers and Caterpillar in Milwaukee, a day after the local union’s members rejected the heavy equipment firm’s 6-year contract with a total wage freeze – and one week after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handed the local a win against the company. The workers, members of USW […]

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