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United Steelworkers International Campaigns for Preservation of American Manufacturing

Marissa Gawel/WDET

United Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard addressed  Wayne State University’s  Fifth Annual Labor Leaders on Labor Forum yesterday. Gerard says union members need to mobilize to prevent the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement from being fast-tracked through Congress. He says he is uneasy about the proposed trade deal between countries in the Asia-Pacific region and in North America. 

Gerard also spoke with WDET’s Marissa Gawel about the significance of Right to Work legislation.

Image credit: Marissa Gawel/WDET

Filed Under: #united steelworkers
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Marissa Gawel

Associate News Producer

Fan of road trips and roasted vegetables. Currently reports from WDET’s newsroom.

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