#JOBSAFETY: The USW welcomed the release of a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that underscores the pervasive nature of employer policies, programs and practices that discourage workers from reporting job injuries and illnesses and outlines actions that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) should take to address these practices. Read the story here: http://ow.ly/aPFf8
Leo W. Gerard, president of the USW, was critical of Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney’s dishonest attack on President Obama and American labor unions in remarks he made at the Lansing Community College.
#JOBSECURITY #TRADE: We've lost six million jobs to outsourcing. It's time to bring jobs home. Visit usw.org/bringjobshome to find out how you can help. #aflcio #usw
#JOBSECURITY SIGN the petition and REPIN this graphic to save #jobs and protect secure, affordable #energy in #Hawaii. #USW http://afl.salsalabs.com/o/5889/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=5534
#ECONOMY: Today, leaders in both parties in Congress came together to reach an agreement that protects middle-class and working families from a tax hike, while continuing to invest in education, clean energy and manufacturing to strengthen our economy. LIKE and REPIN the graphic for some fast facts about the agreement and visit http://ow.ly/gulV6 for more details. #USW
#JOBSAFETY: A bill set to come before the U.S. House would gut health and safety standards at Department of Energy (DOE) weapons sites and put workers at DOE facilities, and residents of neighboring communities, at greater risk of exposure to hazardous materials and radiation. Read the rest of the story here: http://ow.ly/aX7zE
#ECONOMY: The USW agrees that Congress needs to follow President Obama’s lead in creating jobs by acting on a “To Do List” that would help restore middle-class security. Read the story here: http://ow.ly/aOaLU.