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Asian Steel Industry Eats America's Lunch

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

In the depth of the recession, some foreign countries made a simple calculation. They'd subsidize their steel industries even though that violates international trade rules. It paid off by keeping their citizens employed, paid and fed.

An Alliance Forged in Patriotism

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The death of the American steel industry is fine with the likes of the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the Cato Institute. They say Americans should thank foreign states that violate international trade laws by subsidizing their steel industries.

One Dead After Crane Falls At Detroit-Area Steel Facility

AP | Posted 06.04.2014 | Crime

ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — Police say a worker has died after a crane fell at a U.S. Steel facility in suburban Detroit. Police in Ecorse s...

High Court Deals Blow To Workers

Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says steelworkers do not have to be paid for time they spend putting on and taking off protective gear they wear...

Judge Rules You Can Randomly Test New Employees For Alcohol

AP | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge in Pittsburgh says United States Steel Corp. can randomly test new employees for drugs and alcohol, rejecting a ch...

A Rust Belt Boom Town Powers Down

Randy Fox | Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel
Randy Fox

The ensuing years have not been kind to the former manufacturing hotbed. Seeing it now, it's hard to imagine the bright future that, once upon a time, seemed to await this growing municipality.

The Worst Performing Stocks Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

What can we learn by looking at the year's 10 worst performers among the S&P 500? That it's not an opportune moment for alternative energy. Some finan...

Time to Wield the Foreign Policy Stick

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

America plays the role of abused partner in its relationship with China. Although the Asian giant repeatedly injures U.S. industry by violating trade rules, America has responded by pleading and begging for China to stop.

U.S. Steel Sued By Feds Over Firing Of Diabetic Woman

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PITTSBURGH — The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing to stop United States Steel Corp. from randomly testing probationary e...

Massive Development Planned For Abandoned South Side Steel Mill

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The City Council Zoning Committee gave a thumbs up to a proposal by a development group including Chicago-based McCaffery Interests to build condomini...