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April 6, 2016


Big Steel Signs Historic Agreement, Guarantees Steelworkers Basic Rights


Seventy-nine years ago, in early March, 1937, U.S. Steel Corporation signed a historic collective bargaining agreement with the nascent Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC). The agreement pr...

Big Steel Signals that it Might Allow Workers to Unionize


On January 9, 1937, U.S. Steel’s chairman and director, Myron Taylor, initiated a brief conversation with John L. Lewis, head of the United Mine Workers of America, after a chance encounter in the dining room of...

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