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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....

SOAR Chapter 7-34-2 awards five $2,000 student scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS: SOAR Chapter 7-34-2 gave five $2,000 college scholarships to to local students at the recent Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) awards luncheon. The...

Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) names Dan Simmons its Labor...

Contract talks outlined at luncheon By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City – U.S. Steel, while still in the process of re-opening the blast furnaces at...

Storm damages roof, third-floor offices at Tri-Cities Labor Temple

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspndent Granite City – The Tri-Cities Labor Temple, which houses United Steel Workers (USW) Locals 1899 and 68, sustained major damage from a...

Food for Families drive refills the pantries

Steel Workers, UFCW, Teamsters and Service Employees collected nearly 4,000 pounds of food BY CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL – A major community food drive,...

Steelworkers’ kids get a special visitor in time for Christmas       

Granite City, IL – Santa paid a special visit to the children of United Steelworkers, hundreds of whom remain laid-off with benefits long exhausted,...

International AFL-CIO Convention guests visit Granite City, learn how bad trade...

Granite City, IL – More than 60 international labor guests attending the AFL-CIO convention in St Louis crossed the river to Granite City to...

Steelworkers say ‘Fire it up’ for national security

Hundreds rally in 100-degree heat By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL – An overdue decision about whether excess capacity in the steel industry endangers national defense...

Community Rally at the Raceway Nov. 3 to benefit laid-off Granite...

  By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Madison, IL – The Granite City Rotary Club, in conjunction with the mayors of Madison, Granite City and Pontoon Beach, IL,...
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