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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,...

Laid-off steelworkers, other community residents unwrap holiday generosity

Granite City, IL – About 660 families, including laid-off steelworkers and other community residents came to the Granite City Township Building Dec. 20 for...

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,...

Stuart-supported benefit provides food, clothing for laid-off Steelworkers

Collinsville, IL. – Laid-off steelworkers and their families received food, clothing and other items Dec. 20 at a Granite City Holiday Food Basket Giveaway...

Santa will visit steelworkers’ kids Dec. 16

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City – Holiday helping is gearing up in Madison County, where hundreds of steel workers remain laid off and...

Stuart partnering with Steelworkers retirees, United Way for holiday drive to...

Collinsville, IL – As the holiday season approaches, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is co-hosting a winter clothing drive to support the laid-off steelworkers...

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...

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...

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...
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