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Lucky to Be Alive on Workers' Memorial Day

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Today, my union, the United Steelworkers, will toll a bell for each of the 33 Steelworkers killed on the job since last Workers' Memorial Day 12 months ago.

Emblematic of 1 Percenters, Cooper Tire Punk'd Workers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

A corporation is accountable to its workers, its customers, its community, its country. The executives who run American corporations have forgotten that. Or they reject it.

Tire Company Accused Of Unfair Labor Practices During Lockout

AP | By JOHN SEEWER | Posted 12.08.2011 | Business

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Factory workers who have been locked out for over a week accused Cooper Tire of unfair labor practices, accusing the company of asking...

Some Jobs Taxpayers Don't Need to Buy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

A second stimulus is completely reasonable at a time when there are six unemployed Americans for every job opening and when it takes six months on average for an unemployed worker to find a job.

Enforcing the Rule of Trade Law

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The USW is in solidarity with Chinese and Indonesian workers who suffer abuse at the hands of their employers. It is governmental policies that injure us both and that we oppose. China cheats.