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Steelworkers facing layoffs at U.S. Steel in Granite City

Granite City, IL – About 90 members of Steelworkers Local 1899 on Monday were preparing for an indefinite layoff brought on by declines in...

A week after Trump bragged ‘business is thriving’ U.S. Steel laying...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor President Donald Trump had barely uttered his latest brag about the success of his steel tariffs when U.S. Steel announced last week...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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