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Steelworkers: Recent government moves helping on jobs

According to Steelworkers President Leo Gerard, the ruling extending import curbs on steel plate from Korea, India and Indonesia will save U.S. jobs.

Steelworkers, top British union, hold joint Congress

The London conference discussed participation by rank and file delegations of activists in each other's education, rapid response, health and safety, civil rights, and women's conferences.

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Steelworkers honor Danny Glover and Ed Schultz (with video)

On the final day of their International Convention 2011, the United Steel Workers (USW) introduced the union's new Paul Wellstone award. The first recipients are: actor and chair of TransAfrica, Danny Glover; and Ed Shultz, host of the Ed Shultz Show on MSNBC.

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Steelworkers "stand up, fight back" (with video)

"Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed" - Lincoln's quote opened the United Steelworkers Convention.

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Honeywell lockout nearing settlement (video)

In the video, Darrel Lillie, president of local 7-669 talks about the last 13 months and the issues involved.

Unions discuss key issues with GE

Health care, wages and pensions topped the talks between a multi-union coalition, headed by the United Electrical Workers, with General Electric.

Upper Big Branch miner describes scene at blast

On that dismal day in West Virginia history, when the Upper Big Branch mine exploded, a son of one of the miners, Eddie, went from person to person asking: "Is there any word?"

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Video: Good Jobs Green Jobs 2011

This week's Good Jobs Green Jobs conference in Washington DC is the embodiment of a continually developing and powerful coalition in action.

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U.S. Steel locks out Canadian workers

The lockout is only the latest example of how Canadian government policies on foreign takeovers of Canadian firms fail workers.

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Steelworkers show the way on fair trade

Last week the United Steelworkers union (USW) announced important agreements with two Chinese clean energy companies.

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