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