Tom Conway

Tom Conway is the international president of the United Steelworkers Union (USW).

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Mickey Ray Williams, president of the USW local union at the Goodyear plant in Gadsden, Alabama, with a tire made in Mexico. Views
Thursday, August 15, 2019
A Tire That Should Inspire Fear in the Heart of Workers
Mickey Ray Williams keeps a Goodyear tire in his Gadsden, Alabama, conference room. Made in Mexico and imported to Gadsden, that tire induces fear. It’s an Assurance All-Season tire. Those were developed at Goodyear’s Gadsden factory in 2014. Now some, or possibly all, are built in a brand-new,...
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So far, that wager has netted Americans nothing. No money. No deal. No bridges, roads or leadless water pipes. And there’s nothing on the horizon since Trump stormed out of the most recent meeting. (Photo: Cyrus McCrimmon/Getty Images) Views
Friday, July 26, 2019
Trump Promised Massive Infrastructure Projects—Instead We’ve Gotten Nothing
Bad news about infrastructure is as ubiquitous as potholes. Failures in a 108-year-old railroad bridge and tunnel cost New York commuters thousands of hours in delays. Illinois doesn’t regularly inspect , let alone fix, decaying bridges. Flooding in Nebraska caused nearly half a billion dollars in...
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