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Leo W Gerard's Profile

Leo W. Gerard is International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), the largest manufacturing union in North America with 1.2 million active and retired members.

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Diaries published: 211 (5 days since last diary on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 06:49 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 520 (5 days since last comment on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 06:49 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3641

Total Comment Ratings: 729

Most Recommended Diary: The Terrible Fear of Paying the Poor Too Much, 81 comments, 223 recommends

People Following Leo W Gerard: 86

Leo W Gerard's Most Recent Diaries:

To give voice to 35 workers killed on the job over the past 35 years at a massive refinery in Texas City, hundreds of surviving family members, co-workers and friends gathered there last month to ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 06:49 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Photo of workers protesting Fast Track by Steven Dietz of Sharp Image Studios for the USW Free traders in Congress formally proposed last week that lawmakers relax, put their feet up and neglect the ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 05:58 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
This is no plea for pity for corporate kingpins like Walmart and McDonald’s inundated by workers’ demands for living wages. Raises would, of course, cost these billion-dollar corporations ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 07:43 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
 Indiana Gov. Mike Pence by DonkeyHotey on Flickr A fter Indiana Republicans passed a license to discriminate law,
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 08:26 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Sucker punched by massive, illegally subsidized imports, American steel producers laid off thousands of workers in bedrock communities from Ohio and Illinois to Texas and Alabama. That’s in just ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 07:59 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Shock and awe describes the budgets issued last week by Republicans in the House and Senate. The shock is that the GOP never stops trying to destroy beloved programs like Medicare. Awe inspiring ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 07:40 AM PDT with 4 Recommends

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