Labor News

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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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Mexican miners fight back: An interview with Napoleon Gomez

In a video interview, the president of the National Miners, Metallurgical and Steelworkers Union of Mexico talks about the Mexican government's attack on copper miners.

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Steelworkers, wind energy group join forces to create jobs

The Steelworkers union and the American Wind Energy Association have agreed to work together to develop the wind power industry - with U.S. workers in U.S. factories.

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OSHA to publicly shame job safety violators

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration "will use not just our normal inspection system, but regulation by shaming" against notorious job safety and health violators.

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Memorial Day 2010: A steelworker point of view

Someone said that in a progressive society there is nothing permanent except change.

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Steelworkers lobby for jobs, jobs, jobs -- good, green and safe

WASHINGTON — "Our people want to work!" Rep. Betty Sutton of Ohio declared at the 1,000-strong Steelworker Rapid Response Conference here  on May 6.

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Massey CEO to miners: I will close this mine if you vote union

"This guy, making $30-some million in 2005, went inside the coal mine and sat down with every single worker and said: 'If you vote for the union, you're not going to have a job because I will close this mine down.'"

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Deadly explosions kill 31 energy workers in one week

ANACORTES, Wash.---Families and co-workers of six oil workers killed in a refinery explosion here April 2 were mourning their dead when three days later another explosion, this one in a West Virginia coal mine killed 25 miners, a deadly toll of 31 energy workers in less than a week.

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Steelworkers' hall rededicated to workers killed building union

Local 1010 of the United Steelworkers union (USW) is proud of its militant history and its rededicated union hall.

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