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USW Lauds Bipartisan Effort to Defeat New Hampshire “Right-to-Work”

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union is gratified that House members in New Hampshire soundly defeated so-called “right-to-work” legislation in a 200-177 vote yesterday afternoon and further, decided to ban discussion of similar anti-union measures for the duration of its current, two-year session. USW District 4 Director John Shinn praised the bipartisan effort to stop the bill, as a group of 32 Republican legislators resisted pressure from Gov. Chris Sununu and other top party officials in the GOP-controlled House to persuade them to vote in favor of the law, aimed at eroding workers’ rights to organize and bargain collectively. “We have argued for many years that the ri

Decision by International Trade Commission Will Help Restore Fair Pricing for Off-Road Tires

(Pittsburgh) – The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today after the U.S. International Trade Commission, on a 5-0 vote, found that imports of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires are causing material injury to U.S. producers and workers. Previously, the U.S. Department of Commerce had determined that the subject tires from India were being dumped into the U.S. market and that both India and Sri Lanka were providing subsidies which resulted in the tires being sold at less than fair value in the United States. “This ruling is very welcomed by all American tire workers,” said USW International Secretary-Treasurer Stan Johnson, who chairs the union’s national rubber

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