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    Article Brief
    United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement in response to today’s introduction of legislation by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp to grant President Obama expedited and preferential trade negotiating authority historically known as “fast track”.

    Calls for New Approach to Trade Policies that Don’t Fuel Income Disparity

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        EFF ‎- by Maira Sutton ‎- 2 days ago
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