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Stories by Patrick Young
Patrick Young is president of Steelworkers Local 3657 based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
How a Public Employee Pension Fund Helped Kill Union Jobs
Posted on: Mar 1, 2013, Source: Labor Notes
In Oregon, a pension fund for state workers helped finance the corporate raiders who killed the Sealy mattress plant, which will move to a union-free facility.
Why are Oil Refinery Workers Being Forced to Pay for a Deadly Explosion?
Posted on: May 7, 2012, Source: Labor Notes
It’s still too early to tell whether Tesoro’s demands will force a strike, but one thing is clear: USW members at Tesoro aren’t willing to pay for management’s mistakes.
Why Did John McCain Lose the Latino Vote?
Posted on: Nov 10, 2008, Source: Long Island Wins
The massive movement of Latino voters to Obama has baffled some pundits and intrigued others.
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