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U.S. Steel Corp. says it will restart second blast furnace at...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL – U.S. Steel Corp. says it will restart the second of two shuttered blast furnaces, hire 300 additional...

Steel retirees celebrate re-opening of blast furnace

Former workers can apply for jobs By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Pontoon Beach, IL – It just so happened that the United Steelworkers retirees had their monthly luncheon...

Hope and 500 union jobs return to Granite City

Steelworkers celebrate tariffs announcement, return of jobs By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL – The sidelined Steelworker looked at his local president, Dan Simmons, and asked,...

Steelworkers planning ‘back-to-work’ rally on July 20

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL – Workers from Granite City Steel are ready to tell U.S. Steel to put them back to work. A rally...

Granite City turns out for laid-off steel workers

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent The Granite City community turned out on the afternoon of June 29 to provide fresh, healthy food to the city’s laid-off...

Weekly food bank helps steelworker families

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent  Granite City – Even with some improvement evident at Granite City Steel, hundreds of workers there and at American Steel/Amsted Rail...

Worker killed at Granite City Steel

Granite City – Timothy Dagon, 42, a member Of United Steelworkers Local 1899, was pronounced dead at St. Louis University Hospital at 12:31 p.m....

Christmas spirit takes over in Granite City

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL – There weren’t any bells ringing, but the feeling was all there. This industrial city has taken some of...

Steelworkers’ benefit extension signed into law

Granite City, IL ­– Laid-off steel workers will get a new round of unemployment benefits with the signing of a bill sponsored by Metro-East...

Steel workers’ unemployment bill sent to governor

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent  Granite City – The legislation that laid-off workers of Granite City Steel have been waiting for has been passed and sent to...
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