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Category Archive: United Steelworkers

  • Did the New United Steelworkers President Fail Retirees?

    Posted on Sep 29, 2023 by Team

    This week, the United Steelworkers introduced David McCall as its new president, calling him the man who “helped to restore benefits to tens of thousands of retired steelworkers.”  However, his record tells a different story.  In the winter of 2001, LTV Steel, a major employer in Ohio, went bankrupt. At the time, the Director of United […]

  • Do Unions Improve Workplace Safety?

    Posted on Sep 07, 2023 by Team

    Do unions make a discernible difference in preventing workplace injuries? A majority of Americans believe so. According to a poll by the Employment Law Alliance, 63% of respondents listed workplace safety as a major factor driving support for unionization.  Real-world data tells a different story.  In 2018, the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine released […]