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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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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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