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USW’s Historic Leadership Change and the Soul of the Union Man

Today, the labor movement witnessed an historic leadership change at the United Steelworkers union. Brother Tom Conway, was installed as the new International President upon the retirement of International President Leo Gerard, who served as President since 2005. “Our union’s leadership underwent historic change today, but our core values remain the same,” said Conway, according to a USW press release. Read More

USW International President Leo Gerard Lifts Up America’s Industrial Heartland

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO’s 43rd Constitutional Convention welcomed International President Leo Gerard, of the United Steelworkers.  His remarks contained a powerful call for unity and collective action, an embrace of contemporary social and economic justice movements, and emphasized the impact the labor movement must have in the future of America’s manufacturing industry. Read More