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Our View: Unions deserve local support


As members of the United Steel Workers Local 15320 stand in support of a better contract, we can’t help but think about how unions have helped establish many of the worker protections and benefits we take for granted today.

Long-held benefits for hourly workers, like the 40-hour work week and two weeks of vacation every year, come from union activity taking place at a time when strikers were more likely to get beaten by strike busters and police for trying to get better working conditions. Historically speaking, it wasn’t that long ago when workers were subjected to unsafe working condi...

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