Leo Gerard

Type: Person
Name: Leo Gerard
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

South Korean steel

WASHINGTON DC – The International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday confirmed the imposition of tariffs on imports of steel pipe and tube from South Korea and five other countries.The ITC ruling makes the tariffs, up to 15.75 percent for South Korean companies, ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Domestic steel industry wins big in trade case

U.S. Steel, Chicago-based JMC Steel Group and seven other companies have pressed the case for more than a year that they have not been able to reap the benefits of the booming U.S. shale oil and gas sector because of a flood of heavily subsidized imp ... [Published NWI Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

When Workers Own Their Companies, Everyone Wins

In 1921, the Olympia Veneer Company became the first worker-owned cooperative to produce plywood. By the early 1950s, nearly all of the plywood produced in the United States was manufactured by worker-owned cooperatives. Today, however, worker-owned cooperatives ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

USW rolls out platform, denounces greedy forces out to destroy workers

LAS VEGAS (PAI) -- Steelworkers convention delegates adopted a multi-point action platform for their union for coming years to battle what re-elected President Leo Gerard called "shrewd, greedy and powerful" forces out to destroy workers.The plan was ... [Published People's World - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Steelworkers hail WTO ruling on Chinese export restrictions

In what the Steelworkers say is a big win, the World Trade Organization ruled for the U.S., in a complaint the union originally brought, outlawing Chinese export restrictions on valuable industrial materials: Rare earths, tungsten and molybdenum.Steelworkers ... [Published Workday Minnesota - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

It's Time To Send the GOP a Message

First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Hugs and tears at 25th annual Creighton reunion

Hugs were the norm, as were the tears that flowed, at the 25th Creighton Shines Again reunion held July 18-20.In excess of 420 registrants attended the weekend-long event. It included a social Friday evening at the Laneway Tap & Grill, which included ... [Published NorthernLife.ca - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

GOP’s plan to weaken worker protections

08/07/2014 In Trenders, former President Clinton stumps for Alison Lundergan Grimes, while a chatty 5-year-old becomes a viral video sensation. Ed Schultz and Leo Gerard discuss the GOP’s plot to weaken the NRLB. ... [Published MSNBC - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

When Workers Own Their Companies, Everyone Wins

I n 1921, the Olympia Veneer Company became the first worker-owned cooperative to produce plywood. By the early 1950s, nearly all of the plywood produced in the United States was manufactured by worker-owned cooperatives. Today, however, worker-owned ... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

GOP filibuster kills Bring the Jobs Home bill

WASHINGTON - Once again, a Senate Republican filibuster killed a pro-worker bill, the Bring The Jobs Home Act , to extend tax credits to firms which do just that.By a 54-42 vote on July 30, lawmakers tried to cut off the GOP talkathon against the Bring ... [Published People's World - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese import facts, per the ITC and USW

Why did the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) determine, in its own words, "there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. industry is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of imports of certain passenger vehicle ... [Published Modern Tire Dealer - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Agency joining probe of tires

By LOU WILINSTAFF WRITERA second federal agency voted Tuesday to investigate a complaint by unionized Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. workers that Chinese tire makers have unfairly stolen U.S. customers.The International Trade Commission voted to join the Commerce ... [Published Findlay Courier - Jul 23 2014]

Quotes

"The way GOP hardliners see it, Tillis is the Speaker. He speaks, and everybody else shuts up and listens," says Steel Workers President Leo Gerard. "these lawmakers don't represent constituents in a constitutional democracy. they are overlords. and as rulers over the people, they've awarded themselves the power to muzzle and handcuff anyone who disagrees with them."

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Governor and Senate races top labor’s politcal ... [Published People's World - 3 hours ago]
South Korean steel [Published Saudi Gazette - Aug 24 2014]
Domestic steel industry wins big in trade case [Published NWI Times - Aug 22 2014]
When Workers Own Their Companies, Everyone Wins [Published Huffington Post - Aug 22 2014]
USW rolls out platform, denounces greedy forces... [Published People's World - Aug 15 2014]
Steelworkers hail WTO ruling on Chinese export ... [Published Workday Minnesota - Aug 11 2014]
It's Time To Send the GOP a Message [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Aug 09 2014]
Letter: Hugs and tears at 25th annual Creighton... [Published NorthernLife.ca - Aug 08 2014]
GOP’s plan to weaken worker protections [Published MSNBC - Aug 07 2014]
When Workers Own Their Companies, Everyone Wins [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 01 2014]
GOP filibuster kills Bring the Jobs Home bill [Published People's World - Aug 01 2014]
AFL-CIO leaders: GOP suing Obama to conceal its... [Published People's World - Aug 01 2014]
Chinese import facts, per the ITC and USW [Published Modern Tire Dealer - Jul 23 2014]
Agency joining probe of tires [Published Findlay Courier - Jul 23 2014]
Horst condo on the market for $8 million [Published MinnPost - Jul 21 2014]
Alabama Steelworkers Fight for Their Jobs, Thre... [Published TAPPED - Jul 03 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Will fifteen be the new... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 04 2014]
This week in the War on Workers: Remembering wo... [Published Daily Kos - May 03 2014]
FDL Book Salon Welcomes David Cay Johnston, Div... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 12 2014]
U. S. Steel President and CEO Mario Longhi And ... [Published PR Newswire: Heavy Industry & Manufacturing - Mar 25 2014]
Republicans Against Working Americans [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Mar 18 2014]
U.S. Refiners Make Case Against Oil Exports [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Mar 17 2014]
No Pill's Gonna Cure Republicans' Ill [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Feb 18 2014]
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It's Time To Send the GOP a Message [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Aug 09 2014]
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Alabama Steelworkers Fight for Their Jobs, Thre... [Published TAPPED - Jul 03 2014]
  Alliance for American Manufacturing Approximately 1,000 supporters of steelworker jobs turned out Monday, June 16 at a rally at the U.S. Steel facilities in Fairfield. The author works for the Alliance of American Manufacturing, which works in partnership ...
Economics Daily Digest: Will fifteen be the new... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 04 2014]
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to receive the Daily Digest via email. $15 Is the New $10.10 ( U.S. News & World Report ) Paul K. Sonn argues a nationwide $15-per-hour minimum wage is both feasible and ...
This week in the War on Workers: Remembering wo... [Published Daily Kos - May 03 2014]
This week saw two days dedicated to honoring workers and, unsurprisingly, not much observed in the United States. Monday was Workers' Memorial Day, honoring workers killed on the job. United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard wrote :The rubber milling ...
FDL Book Salon Welcomes David Cay Johnston, Div... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 12 2014]
Welcome David Cay Johnston ( Investigative Reporters & Editors ) ( Twitter ) and Host Stephen Pimpare ( Columbia University, School of Social Work ) ( Twitter ) Divided: The Perils Of Our Growing Inequality The fiftieth anniversary of Lyndon ...
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