Labor News


Today in labor history: Steel Workers Organizing Committee dissolved

On this day in 1942, the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC)  was disbanded and replaced by the United Steel Workers of America (USWA).


Video: Steelworker leader honored in Chicago

Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers union came to Chicago this week to receive a Visionary Leader Award presented to him.


Steelworkers push for jobs plank in Dem platform

A program to revitalize U.S. manufacturing should be put into the Democratic Party platform this fall, two Steelworker activists told the party's platform committee.


Festive crowd greets annual Philadelphia PW awards banquet

A crowd of 90 supporters turned out for the annual People's World banquet here to honor United Steelworkers Local 404 as well as longtime People's  World supporter Lou Incognito.