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The mill town where Labor ruled

A look at Labor’s glory days in Granite City By GARY GAINES Steelworkers Historian Granite City, IL – In other towns around the country, the mill owners...

Manning wraps it up at Weber Chevrolet

Machinists Lodge 777 member Steve Manning (second from left) receives a retirement watch from Business Rep Roy Collins (right) as he celebrates his retirement...

Steelworker Retirees seeking help for trivia night fundraiser

Granite City, IL – The Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) Chapter 7-34-2 will host a trivia night fundraiser to support local charities on...

Metro Union Hockey team scores in fundraiser

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent The Metro Union Hockey Club held another successful fundraising game on Friday, March 1 at the Granite City Park District Ice...

Steelworker retirees leader recognizes company exec’s positive influence on steel contracts

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City – United Steelworkers retirees are acknowledging a company executive in Cleveland, Ohio, because of his influence on the union’s...

Steelworkers 1063’s Roy L. Evans killed in industrial accident

Roy L. Evans, a 54-year-old Steelworkers Local 1063 member, died Dec. 13 when he was crushed by a stack of skids – 2,000-pound metal...

Steelworkers solidarity secures tentative four-year contract with improved wages, pensions, no...

‘It’s a good contract. We’re proud of it.’ By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL – Dan Simmons says he felt the “closest ever” to going...

Steelworkers demand their share of new profits

Local 1899: Future of the union is at stake in contract negotiations By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent GRANITE CITY – Last week ended with no resolution for...

Steelworkers, angered with higher insurance costs, ‘sleight of hand’ with wages,...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Leaders of the United Steelworkers said U.S. Steel’s latest contract proposal won’t deliver what the company promises. The union said the...

‘Celebrating Solidarity’ – Thousands turn out for St. Louis, Granite City,...

Thousands of union members and working families turned out for this year's Labor Day parades celebrating the unity and strength of Organized Labor in St....
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