Stories by Leo Gerard

Leo W. Gerard is president of the United Steelworkers union. President Barack Obama appointed him to the President’s Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations. Follow him on [email protected] subscribe to Leo Gerard's feed

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

So much for covering everyone with “great health care at much less money.”

Posted on: Jun 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Imports already take more than a quarter of the U.S. steel market.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2017, Source: USW Blog

There's a dark side to Trump's infrastructure promise and it could make things worse for taxpayers.

Posted on: May 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A country claiming the greatest military on earth can’t live without it.

Posted on: May 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The GOP celebrated slashing insurance benefits for 24 million.

Posted on: May 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Don't believe the voodoo economics: Trump is not here to protect workers.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Nationally, at all workplaces, one employee is killed on the job every other hour.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Gorsuch's propensity to discount humanity disqualifies him for a seat on the highest court.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Americans balk at a budget that renders them less safe in their homes and workplaces.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The WTO treats the United States like a punching bag.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Obama must ignore the old adage about speaking softly.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

"Buy American" is popular with Trump's base, but it isn't part of GOP policy.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

When President-elect Donald Trump announced 1,100 jobs saved, he included 300 employees who Carrier never intended to move to Mexico.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Literally thousands of civil society groups coalesced to combat the TPP.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

I want a president I know I can trust based on past experience to help these workers.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There's a two-headed beast Donald Trump calls voter fraud and rigged elections.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump said during the debate that it was Clinton’s fault he didn’t use American steel.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump said “that’s smart,” when confronted with his tax shirking. It's actually dishonorable and unethical.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump says he has a great relationship with unions. Many beg to differ.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump's hypocrisy has no limits.