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Corp steals health care for 95,000 Steelworkers in the NW corner of Indiana feel like they are participating in a real life soap opera. The way the plot goes is first a company declares bankruptcy. Then they close the plant or are bought up. Workers lose their jobs and the retirees take it in the neck. Their pensions are reduced and they lose their health care.


Governing through fear For the second time since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, the Bush administration issued an “Orange” alert – the second highest level for homeland security. The first time was on the anniversary of the terrorist attack. Nothing happened. Thank goodness.

Conn. labor says Human needs first

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Braving frigid cold winds, staff members and patients at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC) spent their lunch hour on the picket line, Feb. 3, wearing District 1199 signs proclaiming “Patient Care is OUR bottom line.”