Leo Gerard

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Name: Leo Gerard
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Steelworkers cheer Mexican court ruling clearing union leader Gomez Urrutia

PITTSBURGH (PAI)-The Steelworkers are cheering a Mexican court ruling clearing independent union leader Napoleon Gomez Urrutia of all remaining corruption and fraud charges, paving the way for him to return to on-site daily presidency of his union, Los ... [Published People's World - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Pres. Obama at Laborfest

From the White House pool reporting: Here are the passengers who are on board with President Barack Obama on his flight on Air Force One to Milwaukee, and those expected to be on this afternoon’s return flight:Tom Perez, Secretary of LaborJoe Main, Assistant ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Governor and Senate races top labor’s politcal agenda

Rick Scott of Florida. Paul LePage of Maine. Rick Snyder of Michigan. John Kasich of Ohio. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania. And, above all, Scott Walker of Wisconsin.As the 2014 campaign passes Labor Day, those governors - all anti-worker and anti-union, ... [Published People's World - Aug 27 2014]
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 Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Alabama Steelworkers Fight for Their Jobs, Threatened By Korea Trade Ruling

  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 ... [Published TAPPED - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

Economics Daily Digest: Will fifteen be the new floor in wage fights?

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 ... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 03 2014 - Updated May 04 2014 - 1 reports

This week in the War on Workers: Remembering workers, and fighting for them

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 ... [Published Daily Kos - May 03 2014]

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...and for the international union solidarity campaign" for Gomez Urrutia and independent Mexican unions, said Steelworkers President Leo Gerard .  "it should finally end the political persecution of napoleón gómez."
"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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Steelworkers cheer Mexican court ruling clearin... [Published People's World - Sep 05 2014]
Pres. Obama at Laborfest [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Sep 01 2014]
Governor and Senate races top labor’s politcal ... [Published People's World - Aug 27 2014]
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]
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]
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